Tooele 75 Excellent
Tooele Livability #63 ranked city in Utah#3,442 ranked city in the USARanks better than 88% of areas

Pros and Cons of Living in Tooele

  • Commute

    The high commute score in this area could imply easy access to public transportation, as well as shorter-than-average commute times to your workplace.

  • Cost Of Living

    Everyday cost of living expenses like goods and services, housing, groceries, transportation, health care and utilities are far below the national average.

  • Housing

    Impressive scores in the housing category characterize this area, potentially attributed to the availability of affordable housing, strong appreciation rates and high home values.

  • Health & Safety

    Accessible health facilities like hospitals, doctors offices, clinics and nursing homes as well as good air quality are all factors that have led to a high score in this category.

  • Amenities

    The majority of amenities will be difficult to reach within a short walk, often requiring residents to use a vehicle or public transportation for access.

  • Ratings

    Through surveys and polls, AreaVibes obtained feedback from local residents in the area, and the results did not indicate a favorable outlook on factors like local amenities and the safety of the area.

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What's it like Living in Tooele?

Located in the state of Utah, Tooele is a medium-sized city with a population of 35,313 inhabitants. If we take a look at the last Census, the vast majority of the population falls within one racial group (87% White). Given that fact, Tooele could be considered less diverse than other cities. Tooele could be a great place for young adults and students as the average age of 32 years old is below the nation’s average. Long, unnecessary commutes can be both frustrating and inconvenient when heading to work. Nationwide, the average one-way commute time takes 26 minutes, but regrettably, residing in Tooele entails a longer-than-average one-way commute time, averaging 30 minutes.

Whether you’re moving to a new city to be closer to family, friends or for a new job, living in Tooele could be a positive experience compared to other cities in Utah if you know where to search. Don't forget to determine what matters most to you in a neighborhood. Consider factors such as safety, proximity to work or school, access to amenities (like parks, fitness facilities, grocery stores, restaurants), public transportation options, community atmosphere and the overall vibe you're looking for. Using the livability score which includes data from categories like amenities, cost of living, commute, employment, housing, you can easily compare the best places to live in Tooele and also determine if there are any nearby cities that might be a better match for your lifestyle. You can also compare Tooele to Utah and the national average.

Using data and statistics Tooele has received a livability score of 75 out of 100. This score is ranked in the 88th percentile when compared to all other cities. Based on this score, Tooele would be considered a very livable city! For each of the livability categories, we see that Tooele ranks very well for cost of living (A-), employment (B-) and housing (A+). Tooele does not score well for the following: amenities (F) and education (D). It might be wise to take a closer look at each category to find out why.

A healthy real estate market serves as a key economic indicator. It could signify overall local economic strength, stability and reflects consumer confidence in the area. Based on multiple factors including: median home and rental prices, appreciation rates and home affordability, Tooele has received high marks in the housing category. Based on these calculations, the apartment rental and real estate market appears to be very healthy.

Tooele real estate prices and overall affordability will play a huge role in determining if the area is the right fit for you. Of course there are probably some other items on your “wish list”, but even before they are considered, let’s take a look at the home prices and affordability in Tooele. Median real estate prices in Tooele come in at $212,400, which is 5.4% lower than the Utah average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Tooele, the home price to income ratio is 3.2, which is 11.1% lower than the Utah average.

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      Tooele transportation information

      Statistic Tooele Utah National
      Average one way commute30min22min26min
      Workers who drive to work72.6%75.9%76.4%
      Workers who carpool17.3%11.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit2.4%2.6%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.4%0.8%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.4%2.6%2.8%
      Working from home5.0%5.4%4.6%
      Source: The Tooele, UT data and statistics displayed above are derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).