Tooele, UT


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Tooele is a medium-sized city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 33,157 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Tooele is the 22nd largest community in Utah.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Tooele is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Tooele is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Tooele who work in office and administrative support (16.45%), management occupations (9.36%), and sales jobs (8.13%).

The education level of Tooele citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.97% of adults 25 and older in Tooele have a college degree.

The per capita income in Tooele in 2010 was $22,345, which is middle income relative to Utah and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $89,380 for a family of four. However, Tooele contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Tooele is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Tooele home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Tooele residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Tooele also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 13.78% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Tooele include German, Irish, Scottish, and Danish.

The most common language spoken in Tooele is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.