Tooele, Utah Population 2021

37,465
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Tooele is a city located in Tooele County Utah. It is also the county seat of Tooele County. With a 2020 population of 37,465, it is the 25th largest city in Utah and the 1046th largest city in the United States . Tooele is currently growing at a rate of 1.97% annually and its population has increased by 18.54% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 31,605 in 2010. Tooele reached it's highest population of 37,465 in 2021. Spanning over 24 miles, Tooele has a population density of 1,555 people per square mile.

The average household income in Tooele is $72,656 with a poverty rate of 7.72%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,031 per month, and the median house value is $195,300. The median age in Tooele is 31.2 years, 31.2 years for males, and 31.2 years for females.

Tooele Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Tooele was:

  • White: 88.34%
  • Other race: 5.28%
  • Two or more races: 4.34%
  • Native American: 0.75%
  • Black or African American: 0.52%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.44%
  • Asian: 0.32%
The current population of Tooele, Utah is 37,465 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 35,290.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 31,605.

Tooele, Utah Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White30,50888.34%
Some Other Race1,8255.28%
Two or More Races1,5004.34%
American Indian and Alaska Native2590.75%
Black or African American1800.52%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1520.44%
Asian1110.32%
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Tooele Population by Race

Tooele Population Pyramid $2021

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Tooele Median Age

31.2


Total

31.2


Male

31.2


Female

Tooele Adults

There are 23,834 adults, (3,173 of whom are seniors) in Tooele.

Tooele Age Dependency

67.2

Age Dependency Ratio

15.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Tooele Sex Ratio

Female

17,739

51.37%

Male

16,796

48.63%

Tooele Population by Age

Tooele Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Tooele Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.1%10.9%
All80.2%19.8%
Female73.8%26.2%
Non Family65%35%
Male60.3%39.7%

80.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Tooele Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,9453.1380.2
Married6,5853.7389.1
Non Family2,5641.265
Female1,1763.7173.8
Male6203.6660.3

3.57

Average Family Size

3.13

Average Household Size

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Tooele Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2731.35%
9th to 12th Grade1,6468.12%
High School Graduate6,99634.50%
Some College5,65427.88%
Associates Degree1,9949.83%
Bachelors Degree2,66513.14%
Graduate Degree1,0495.17%
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Tooele Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Tooele Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White17,05815,8923,309
Hispanic2,5161,827306
Other Race1,04162851
2+ Races53733755
Black15415463
Native American140106
Asian898411
Islander85856

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 40.91%.

Tooele Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,819$48,801$30,050
Less Than 9th Grade$27,122$28,313$26,462
High School Graduate$35,154$43,827$25,962
Some College$39,828$48,852$30,576
Bachelors Degree$51,645$55,401$35,870
Graduate Degree$66,875$80,840$46,375

$39,819

Average Earnings

$48,801

Average Male

$30,050

Average Female

Tooele Earnings by Educational Attainment

Tooele Language by Age

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Tooele Language

90.78% of Tooele residents speak only English, while 9.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.33% of the population.

Tooele Language

Tooele Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White27,7021,7646.37%
Hispanic5,10059711.71%
Other1,79940422.46%
Native25915057.92%
Multiple1,4581127.68%
Asian1111412.61%
Islander15221.32%

7.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.90%

Male Poverty Rate

8.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tooele

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tooele is Native, with 57.92% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tooele is Islander, with 1.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.40%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.51%.

Tooele Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.67%
High School9.79%
Some College4.82%
Bachelors or Greater3.60%

Tooele Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed21.55%
Female Unemployed20.93%
Female Employed6.05%
Male Employed3.28%

Tooele Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Tooele Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$63,851$72,656
Families$69,449$78,763
Married Families$76,921-
Non Families$31,984$44,466
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Income by Household Type

Tooele Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.4%

Male Marriage Rate

52.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Tooele Married by Age and Sex

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Tooele Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Tooele Marital Status by Race

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Tooele Marital Status

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1,789

Number of Veterans

1,595

Male Veterans

194

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam616
Second Gulf War536
First Gulf War458
Korea50
World War II43

Tooele Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54473
65 to 74421
18 to 34351
55 to 64341
75+203

Tooele Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,6397.75%
Hispanic1915.91%
Other Race533.93%
Black4928.32%
2+ Races222.85%
Islander1612.80%
Native American107.14%

Tooele Veterans by Race

Tooele Veterans by Education

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1.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tooele Veterans by Education

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68%

Labor Force Participation

63.9%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Tooele Employment by Age

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Tooele Employment by Race

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Tooele Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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68.86%

Born in Tooele

95.90%

Native Born

4.10%

Foreign Born

2.46%

Non Citizen

1.64%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.90% of Tooele residents were born in the United States, with 68.86% having been born in Utah. 2.46% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Tooele Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202137,4657251.97%
202036,7407252.01%
201936,0157252.05%
201835,2906451.86%
201734,6459702.88%
201633,6756632.01%
201533,0124971.53%
201432,5152120.66%
201332,3032310.72%
201232,072460.14%
201132,0262970.94%
201031,7299,2273.50%
200022,5028,6154.94%
199013,887-448-0.32%
198014,3351,7961.35%
197012,5393,4063.22%
19609,1331,8642.31%
19507,2692,2683.81%
19405,001-134-0.26%
19305,1351,5333.61%
19203,6028492.72%
19102,7530.00%

Tooele Population by Year