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Economic Development

Randy Sant
Economic Development Consultant

Shilo Baker
Assistant to the RDA

90 North Main Street
Tooele, UT 84074

Phone: 435.843.2104
Fax: 435.843.2109


Tooele City Profile

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

Nearly 32,000 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 Tooele City – 31,605

Median Age – 28.0 years

Population Tooele County – 58,215

Source: U.S. Census 2010

Income Data

Mean Household Income is $58,831

Average Household Income is $64,881

Source: U.S. Census 2010


Average Home Price is $126,000

Source: Wasatch Front Regional MSL, September 2011

Total Households 2010 is 9,919

Household/Family Size is 3.03

2010 Owner Occupied Housing Units: 80.2%

2010 Renter Occupied Housing Units: 19.8%

Source: U.S. Census 2010


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

Detroit Diesel

Mountain West Medical Center

Carlisle Syntec




Tooele City Total Sales Tax Rate: 6.35%

Tooele City Property Tax Rate: 0.002111

State Income Tax: Based on federal taxable income after deducting one-half of federal tax. Utah has a graduated tax rate up to 7 percent on taxable income greater than $7,500.

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