Little Elm, TX
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Little Elm is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 38,341 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Little Elm is the 108th largest community in Texas. Little Elm has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Little Elm, where the median household income is $81,866.00.

Little Elm real estate is some of the most expensive in Texas, although Little Elm house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some cities, Little Elm isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Little Elm are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Little Elm is a city of sales and office workers, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Little Elm who work in office and administrative support (16.25%), management occupations (13.37%), and sales jobs (13.15%).

Also of interest is that Little Elm has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Because of many things, Little Elm is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Little Elm a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Little Elm has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Little Elm’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

One downside of living in Little Elm, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 35.99 minutes every day commuting to work.

The education level of Little Elm citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.54% of adults in Little Elm have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Little Elm in 2010 was $28,052, which is upper middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $112,208 for a family of four. However, Little Elm contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Little Elm is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Little Elm home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Little Elm residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Little Elm also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 23.66% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Little Elm include English, Irish, Italian, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Little Elm is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Urdu.

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