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    Tooele Army Depot, UT Local Information

    Tooele, Utah, is the closest major city to Tooele Army Depot. Tooele (pronounced "Twilla") has about 31,000 people, and is in the county seat of Tooele County, which has a population of about 59,000 people. Other nearby small communities include Grantsville (about 9,000), Erda and Stansbury Park (about 5,000 each), Rush Valley (about 500), and Stockton (about 600).

    Tooele is partially overlapping with Tooele Army Depot. It is about 10 miles from downtown Tooele to the depot; this takes about 20 minutes to commute. The average commute in Tooele County is about 30 minutes.

    Local Housing Rental Prices: The average apartment rent in the Tooele area ranges from $550 to $800 per month.

    Local Housing Purchase Prices: The average price for a house in Tooele in the last few years was about $183,000, compared to $225,000 for Utah.

    Short Description of the Area: Tooele Army Depot is just south of the Great Salt Lake, in western Utah. This area is thinly populated, hot in summer and cold in winter. About half an hour east of the city of Tooele is Salt Lake City, a fairly large city of over a million people, and center of most of Utah's activity.

    Climate and Weather: The area has a variable dry climate, with winter temperatures of the high 30s to low 20s and summer temperatures in the low 90s to low 60s. The area has cool winters, with light snow, less than a foot a month, and light rain year round. Summers are hot and dry, with rare thunderstorms. Spring and fall are more moderate, with a bit more rain and some temperate days.