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Little Elm
  • Suburb of Dallas, TX

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade B
  4. Nightlife
    grade B
  5. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  6. Diversity
    grade A+
  7. Jobs
    grade A minus
  8. Weather
    grade B+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B minus
  12. Commute
    grade C

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Little Elm is a suburb of Dallas with a population of 48,241. Little Elm is in Denton County and is one of the best places to live in Texas. Living in Little Elm offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Little Elm there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in Little Elm and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Little Elm are highly rated.

About

About Little Elm...
Population
48,241

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$360,600
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,916
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    32%
  • Own
    68%
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Little Elm Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    104.8
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    1.8
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    43.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    10.8
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    47
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    356
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    74.1
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    16%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    21%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    9%
  • 65+ years
    6%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    15%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    24%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    21%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    national  11%

Working in Little Elm

Jobs
grade A minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$110,218
National
$75,149

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