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Economic Development

Debbie Winn
Mayor/RDA Executive Director

Shilo Baker
Assistant to the RDA

Jared Stewart
Economic Development Director

90 North Main Street
Tooele, UT 84074

Phone: 435.843.2169
Fax: 435.843.2109


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 Tooele City – 35,742 (Source:  U.S. Census 2020)

Median Age – 29.6 years (Source:  ESRI Business Analyst, Community Profile Report: Tooele City, 2020)

Population Tooele County – 76,799 (Source:  U.S. Census Bureau, 2021 projections)

Income Data

Average (Mean) Household Income  $68,851

Median Household Income $72,656

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2019 American Community Survey 5-year Estimates)


Median Home Listing Price is $279,900 ( 2020)

Total Households  10,945

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

Source: U.S. Census 2019 American Community Survey 5 year estimate.


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
1 Tooele School District 2,000-3,000
2 Wal-Mart 1,000-1,999
3 Department of Defense 1,000-1,999
4 US Magnesium 250-499
5 Tooele County 250-499
6 Mountain West Medical Center 250-499
7 Cabela’s 250-499
8 Tooele City 250-499
9 Detroit Diesel 250-499
10 Carlisle Construction 100-249

Source:  Utah Division of Workforce Services


Tooele City Total Sales Tax Rate: 7.00%

Tooele City Property Tax Rate: 0.003051

Combined Total Property Tax Rate:  0.014556

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