Learn about Tooele, Utah. Below you can find community information, including vital statistics, information on local schools as well as resources for finding real estate listings and homes for sale in Tooele.

Tooele CityTooele City, a Utah community, is nestled at the foothills of the Oquirrh Mountains. It is located about 35 miles southwest of Salt Lake City on the western slopes of the Oquirrh Mountains in the Tooele Valley. Many popular camping and picnic areas surround the city.

Because of available resources, the transfer of the depot property and excellent economic opportunities, Tooele stands at the brink of growing into a regional trade center during the upcoming years.

Tooele Utah Map The population was 22,502 at the 2000 census. Its estimated population in 2004 was 27,903.

The median income for a household in the city was $43,862, and the median income for a family was $48,490. Males had a median income of $37,373 versus $24,175 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,580. About 5.0% of families and 6.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.9% of those under age 18 and 6.8% of those age 65 or over.

Arts Festival

Since 1985, the Tooele Art’s Festival, an annual 3-day event since 1985 falling on the last weekend in June, has drawn visitors from around the country who are looking for one-of-a-kind artwork, including paintings, jewelry, ceramics, photographs, sculptures, and much more.