Tooele County, UT

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2022 Population
74,032
3.77% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mike Lee
Republican Party
US Senator
Mitt Romney
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
31.7
0.627% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
4.54%
4.52% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$95,545
9.12% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$343,900
27.5% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Tooele County, UT had a population of 74k people with a median age of 31.7 and a median household income of $95,545. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Tooele County, UT grew from 71,340 to 74,032, a 3.77% increase and its median household income grew from $87,557 to $95,545, a 9.12% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Tooele County, UT are White (Non-Hispanic) (80.1%), White (Hispanic) (6.53%), Two+ (Hispanic) (4.6%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.1%), and Other (Hispanic) (2.47%).

None of the households in Tooele County, 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.

98.4% of the residents in Tooele County, UT are U.S. citizens.

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

In 2022, the median property value in Tooele County, UT was $343,900, and the homeownership rate was 82.1%.

Most people in Tooele County, UT drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 30.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Tooele County, UT was 3 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Tooele County, UT is home to a population of 74k people, from which 98.4% are citizens. As of 2022, 3.64% of Tooele County, UT residents were born outside of the country (2.69k people).

In 2022, there were 12.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (59.3k people) in Tooele County, UT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.83k White (Hispanic) and 3.4k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.4%
2022 Citizenship
98.1%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.4% of Tooele County, UT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Tooele County, UT was 98.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Tooele County, UT
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    59.3k ± 535
  2. White (Hispanic)
    4.83k ± 762
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    3.4k ± 743
13.7%
Hispanic Population
10.1k people

In 2022, there were 12.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (59.3k people) in Tooele County, UT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.83k White (Hispanic) and 3.4k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

13.7% of the people in Tooele County, UT are hispanic (10.1k people).

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Foreign-Born Population

3.64%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
2.69k people
3.83%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
2.73k people

As of 2022, 3.64% of Tooele County, UT residents (2.69k 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 County, UT was 3.83%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,669 ± 453
  2. Vietnam
    846 ± 235
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    582 ± 167

Tooele County, UT has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.97 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Tooele County, UT employs 36.8k people. The largest industries in Tooele County, UT are Retail Trade (5,045 people), Manufacturing (3,991 people), and Educational Services (3,577 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($82,569), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($80,147), and Utilities ($72,036).

Occupations

36.8k
2022 Value
± 1,657
5.11%
1 Year growth
± 6.06%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Tooele County, UT grew at a rate of 5.11%, from 35.1k employees to 36.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Tooele County, UT, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (5,270 people), Management Occupations (3,313 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (3,047 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Tooele County, UT.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

36.8k
2022 Value
± 1,657
5.11%
1 Year growth
± 6.06%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Tooele County, UT grew at a rate of 5.11%, from 35.1k employees to 36.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Tooele County, UT, are Retail Trade (5,045 people), Manufacturing (3,991 people), and Educational Services (3,577 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Tooele County, UT, though some of these residents may live in Tooele County, 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

$60,620
Median earning men ± $2,234
$33,951
Median earning women ± $2,009

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($84,757), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($80,570), and Information ($68,988).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($70,295), Construction ($57,890), and Wholesale Trade ($50,596).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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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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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 375
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 201
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 182
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Tooele County, UT went to Donald J. Trump with 66.7% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (28.4%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (3.04%).

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.

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US Representatives from Utah

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

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Education

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

Most students graduating from Universities in Tooele County, 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 County, UT by number of degrees awarded are Tooele Technical College (288 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Tooele County, 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.

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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 County, UT was $343,900 in 2022, which is 1.22 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $269,700 to $343,900, a 27.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Tooele County, UT is 82.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Tooele County, UT have an average commute time of 30.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Tooele County, UT is higher than the national average, with an average of 3 cars per household.

Median household income in Tooele County, UT is $95,545. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Tooele County, 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

$343,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$10,679
$18,167
Median Property Taxes
±$1,053

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 County, UT the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

82.1%
Homeownership
2022
68.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 82.1% of the housing units in Tooele County, UT were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 83.4%.

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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 tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Tooele County, 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 tracts in Tooele County, UT colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$95,545
Median Household Income
± $4,368
22.1k
Number of Households
± 1,206

In 2022, the median household income of the 22.1k households in Tooele County, UT grew to $95,545 from the previous year's value of $87,557.

The following chart displays the households in Tooele County, 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 County, 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 (71.2%)
  2. Carpooled (14.3%)
  3. Worked At Home (11%)

In 2022, 71.2% of workers in Tooele County, UT drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (14.3%) and those who worked at home (11%).

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

30.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Tooele County, UT have a longer commute time (30.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.48% of the workforce in Tooele County, UT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

3 cars
Average Number

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Poverty & Diversity

4.54% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Tooele County, UT (3.32k out of 73.2k 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 < 5 and then Females 25 - 34.

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

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

92.5% of the population of Tooele County, UT has health coverage, with 66.8% on employee plans, 8.16% on Medicaid, 6.26% on Medicare, 9.44% on non-group plans, and 1.8% 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.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.8% were men and 49.2% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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 33.5% under 18 years, 21.4% between 18 and 34 years, 36.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.8% were men and 49.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

7.51%
Uninsured
66.8%
Employer Coverage
8.16%
Medicaid
6.26%
Medicare
9.44%
Non-Group
1.8%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Tooele County, UT declined by 3.65% from 7.79% to 7.51%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 50 in Tooele County, UT.

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 34.1% in Tooele County, UT.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 10.5% in Tooele County, UT.

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