Tooele County

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Tooele County, Utah

47 S Main St
Tooele, UT 84074
Phone: (435) 843-3140
Fax: (435) 882-7317
www.co.tooele.ut.us

On the northwestern border of UT, west of Salt Lake City; original county. Organized as Tuilla County Jan 31, 1850 (prior to statehood); includes Shambip County, which was abolished in 1862. Spelling was changed Mar 1852. Name Origin: Possibly for Tuilla, a Goshute Indian chief, or for the bulrushes (tules) in the swamps, or for Mat Tooele, an Austrian village

Area (sq mi):: 7287.12 (land 6930.35; water 356.76) Population per square mile: 7.40
Population 2005: 51,311 State rank: 7 Population change: 2000-20005 26.00%; 1990-2000 53.10% Population 2000: 40,735 (White 84.70%; Black or African American 1.30%; Hispanic or Latino 10.30%; Asian 0.60%; Other 9.00%). Foreign born: 3.70%. Median age: 27.10
Income 2000: per capita $16,321; median household $45,773; Population below poverty level: 6.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,680-$20,359
Unemployment (2004): 5.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.00% Median travel time to work: 32.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 45.50%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Tooele County seat (27,903)

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