Verona is a borough in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA, 13 miles (21 km) east by north of downtown Pittsburgh, on the east bank of the Allegheny River. Formerly, railroad shops, tool works, lumber yards, steel-casting works, structural iron works, and a chemical plant operated in the borough. In 1900, the number of people living in Verona was 1,904; the population increased to 2,849 in 1910. The population was 3,124 at the 2000 census.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.6 km²), of which, 0.5 square miles (1.4 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.2 km²) of it (14.29%) is water.
There were 1,376 households out of which 28.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 36.8% were married couples living together, 16.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 41.4% were non-families. 36.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.26 and the average family size was 2.98.
In the borough the population was spread out with 23.9% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 29.0% from 25 to 44, 21.4% from 45 to 64, and 17.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 91.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.0 males.
The median income for a household in the borough was $28,245, and the median income for a family was $36,452. Males had a median income of $26,890 versus $25,462 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $15,881. About 10.0% of families and 14.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.9% of those under age 18 and 16.6% of those age 65 or over.