Tooele, UT Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Tooele, Utah - Basic Facts

The City of Tooele had a population of 34,120 as of July 1, 2017. Tooele ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Utah. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Tooele is located at latitude 40.5394 and longitude -112.3078 in Tooele County. The formal boundaries for the City of Tooele (see map below) encompass a land area of 24.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Tooele County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,043 feet.

The City of Tooele (GNIS ID: 2412084) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Utah is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Tooele is located within Tooele-Grantsville Division of Tooele County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Tooele population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Tooele: Tooelle.

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Tooele, UT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 34,120
Daytime Population: Workers 11,026
Daytime Population: Residents 19,291
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 30,317
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 33,888
Population in Familes 29,902
Population in Group Qrtrs 232
Population Density2 1,420
Diversity Index3 40


Median Household Income $60,051
Average Household Income $71,417
Per Capita Income $22,667


Total Housing Units 11,449 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,952 (69.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,695 (23.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 802 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $178,790
Average Home Value $197,579


Total Households 10,647
Average Household Size 3.18
Family Households 8,180
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.06% 1.11%
Households 0.93% 1.04%
Families 0.75% 0.92%
Median Household Income   2.4%
Per Capita Income   2.46%

Tooele, UT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tooele to the other 325 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Utah by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 24 93rd
Population Density # 68 79th
Diversity Index # 65 81st
Median Household Income # 146 55th
Per Capita Income # 190 42nd

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