Tooele City Profile

Tooele City is situated near major transportation arteries and the Salt Lake City International Airport.

Nearly 36,000 people reside in this community nestled on the western slope of the Oquirrh Mountains,35 miles southwest of Salt Lake City. Tooele City is the largest city in Tooele County and is the county seat.

Population Source
Tooele City 35,742  U.S. Census 2020
Tooele City Median Age 29.6 years ESRI Business Analyst, Community Profile Report: Tooele City, 2020
Tooele County 76,799 U.S. Census Bureau, 2021 projections

Income Data Source
Average (Mean) Household Income $68,851.00 U.S. Census Bureau, 2019 American Community Survey 5-year Estimates
Median Household Income $72,656.00

Households Source
Median Home Listing Price $279,900  Realtor.com 2020
Total Households 10,945 U.S. Census 2019 American Community Survey 5 year estimate.
Owner Occupied Housing Units 8,778 (80.2%)
Renter Occupied Housing Units 2,167 (19.8%)
2019 Single Family Permits 136
2020 Single Family Permits 266
Average Household Size 3.13 persons

35 miles west of Salt Lake International Airport
34 miles west of Salt Lake City
67 miles southwest of Ogden
76 miles northwest of Provo
100 miles east of Bonneville Salt Flats
10 miles south of Bonneville Sea Base

Major Private Employers
Company Average Annual Employment Source
Tooele School District    2,000-3,000 Utah Division of Workforce Services
Wal-Mart   1,000-1,999
Department of Defense   1,000-1,999
US Magnesium    250-499
Tooele County   250-499
Mountain West Medical Center 250-499
Cabela’s 250-499
Tooele City       250-499
Detroit Diesel  250-499
Carlisle Construction    100-249

Tooele City Total Sales Tax Rate 7.00%
Tooele City Property Tax Rate 0.003051
Combined Total Property Tax Rate 0.014556