Verona, Illinois

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Verona is a village in Grundy County, Illinois, United States. The population was 215 at the 2010 census.The community was established circa 1876 by George D. Smith as a station on the Chicago, Pekin and Southwestern Railroad. Smith named the town for his birthplace Verona, New York.GeographyVerona is located at .According to the 2010 census, Verona has a total area of 0.16sqmi, all land.DemographicsAs of the census of 2000, there were 257 people, 88 households, and 69 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,762.7 people per square mile (661.5/km²). There were 92 housing units at an average density of 631.0 per square mile (236.8/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 94.94% White, 1.56% Native American, 3.11% from other races, and 0.39% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 12.06% of the population.There were 88 households out of which 43.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.6% were married couples living together, 6.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.5% were non-families. 18.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.92 and the average family size was 3.34.
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