Tooele, UT

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2022 Population
36,315
3.1% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mike Lee
Republican Party
US Senator
Mitt Romney
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
32
0.621% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
4.21%
17.2% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$84,225
9.93% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$292,200
25% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Tooele, UT had a population of 36.3k people with a median age of 32 and a median household income of $84,225. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Tooele, UT grew from 35,223 to 36,315, a 3.1% increase and its median household income grew from $76,618 to $84,225, a 9.93% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Tooele, UT are White (Non-Hispanic) (78.8%), White (Hispanic) (6.45%), Two+ (Hispanic) (4.99%), Other (Hispanic) (3.53%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.22%).

None of the households in Tooele, UT reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.5% of the residents in Tooele, UT are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Tooele, UT are Tooele Technical College (288 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Tooele, UT was $292,200, and the homeownership rate was 80.9%.

Most people in Tooele, UT drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 31.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Tooele, UT was 3 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Tooele, UT is home to a population of 36.3k people, from which 98.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 3.59% of Tooele, UT residents were born outside of the country (1.3k people).

In 2022, there were 12.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (28.6k people) in Tooele, UT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.34k White (Hispanic) and 1.81k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.5%
2022 Citizenship
98.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.5% of Tooele, UT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Tooele, UT was 98.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Tooele, UT
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    28.6k ± 805
  2. White (Hispanic)
    2.34k ± 578
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    1.81k ± 543
15.1%
Hispanic Population
5.48k people

In 2022, there were 12.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (28.6k people) in Tooele, UT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.34k White (Hispanic) and 1.81k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

15.1% of the people in Tooele, UT are hispanic (5.48k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Tooele, UT as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

3.59%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.3k people
3.34%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.18k people

As of 2022, 3.59% of Tooele, UT residents (1.3k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Tooele, UT was 3.34%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    814 ± 342
  2. Vietnam
    379 ± 161
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    302 ± 118

Tooele, UT has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 2.15 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Tooele, UT employs 18.1k people. The largest industries in Tooele, UT are Retail Trade (2,618 people), Manufacturing (2,311 people), and Construction (1,918 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($93,421), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($87,970), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($87,321).

Occupations

18.1k
2022 Value
± 1,132
2.93%
1 Year growth
± 8.57%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Tooele, UT grew at a rate of 2.93%, from 17.6k employees to 18.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Tooele, UT, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,457 people), Production Occupations (1,693 people), and Management Occupations (1,615 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Tooele, UT.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

18.1k
2022 Value
± 1,132
2.93%
1 Year growth
± 8.57%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Tooele, UT grew at a rate of 2.93%, from 17.6k employees to 18.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Tooele, UT, are Retail Trade (2,618 people), Manufacturing (2,311 people), and Construction (1,918 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Tooele, UT, though some of these residents may live in Tooele, UT and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$58,591
Median earning men ± $3,646
$29,528
Median earning women ± $2,439

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($87,735), Information ($67,679), and Wholesale Trade ($67,471).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($87,627), Public Administration ($46,563), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($46,446).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.78%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.7M people employed in Utah. This represents a 2.78% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 7.69%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Utah.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Utah went to Donald J. Trump with 58.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (37.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (2.58%).

Mike Lee and Mitt Romney are the senators currently representing the state of Utah. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Utah is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Utah

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Mike Lee
Senator from Utah3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Mitt Romney
Senator from Utah1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019

Mike Lee and Mitt Romney are the senators currently representing Utah.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Utah over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Utah

Utah is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Utah have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Tooele, UT awarded 288 degrees. The student population of Tooele, UT in 2022 is skewed towards men, with 380 male students and 252 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Tooele, UT are White (208 and 72.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (60 and 20.8%), Black or African American (5 and 1.74%), and Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders (5 and 1.74%).

The largest universities in Tooele, UT by number of degrees awarded are Tooele Technical College (288 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Tooele, UT are Truck, Bus, & Commercial Vehicle Operator & Instructor (90 and 31.3%), Nail Specialist & Manicurist (32 and 11.1%), and General Cosmetology (25 and 8.68%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.574% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.647% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were Some college (639k), High School or Equivalent (579k), and Bachelors Degree (496k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Tooele, UT was $292,200 in 2022, which is 1.04 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $233,800 to $292,200, a 25% increase. The homeownership rate in Tooele, UT is 80.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Tooele, UT have an average commute time of 31.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Tooele, UT is higher than the national average, with an average of 3 cars per household.

Median household income in Tooele, UT is $84,225. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Tooele, UT was Census Tract 1307.01 with a value of $115,877, followed by Census Tract 1310.01 and Census Tract 1312, with respective values of $87,841 and $81,795.

Property

$292,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$8,611
$9,438
Median Property Taxes
±$754

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Tooele, UT the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

80.9%
Homeownership
2022
68.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 80.9% of the housing units in Tooele, UT were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 82.5%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 1307.01
  2. Census Tract 1310.01
  3. Census Tract 1312

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Tooele, UT was Census Tract 1307.01 with a value of $115,877, followed by Census Tract 1310.01 and Census Tract 1312, with respective values of $87,841 and $81,795.

The following map shows all of the places in Tooele, UT colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$84,225
Median Household Income
± $3,351
11.7k
Number of Households
± 845

In 2022, the median household income of the 11.7k households in Tooele, UT grew to $84,225 from the previous year's value of $76,618.

The following chart displays the households in Tooele, UT distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $100k - $125k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Tooele, UT is from Utah.
0.478
2022 Wage GINI in Utah
0.478
2021 Wage GINI in Utah

In 2022, the income inequality in Utah was 0.478 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0322% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Utah was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Utah in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (68.9%)
  2. Carpooled (17.1%)
  3. Worked At Home (8.78%)

In 2022, 68.9% of workers in Tooele, UT drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (17.1%) and those who worked at home (8.78%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

31.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Tooele, UT have a longer commute time (31.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.73% of the workforce in Tooele, UT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

3 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Tooele, UT distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Tooele, UT have 3 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

4.21% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Tooele, UT (1.51k out of 35.9k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 25 - 34 and then Males < 5.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Tooele, UT is White, followed by Two Or More and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

91% of the population of Tooele, UT has health coverage, with 62.1% on employee plans, 9.76% on Medicaid, 7.47% on Medicare, 10.4% on non-group plans, and 1.28% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Tooele County, UT see 7226 patients per year on average, which represents a 24% increase from the previous year (5826 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3387 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 931 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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7,226 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Tooele County, UT

Primary care physicians in Tooele County, UT see an average of 7,226 patients per year. This represents a 24% increase from the previous year (5,826 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Tooele County, UT in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 32.3% under 18 years, 21.4% between 18 and 34 years, 36.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 10.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.4% were men and 49.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

8.99%
Uninsured
62.1%
Employer Coverage
9.76%
Medicaid
7.47%
Medicare
10.4%
Non-Group
1.28%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Tooele, UT declined by 4.75% from 9.44% to 8.99%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Tooele, UT changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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