Little Elm, TX
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Living in Little Elm


Little Elm is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 50,314 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Little Elm is the 108th largest community in Texas. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Little Elm, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Little Elm, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Little Elm’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Little Elm does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $95,377.00.

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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Little Elm is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Little Elm is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Little Elm who work in management occupations (12.43%), office and administrative support (11.76%), and sales jobs (9.26%).

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 is lower than average for the country.

One downside of living in Little Elm is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Little Elm, the average commute to work is 36.12 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

The education level of Little Elm ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Little Elm, 42.39% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Little Elm in 2018 was $34,533, which is wealthy relative to Texas, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $138,132 for a family of four. However, Little Elm contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Little Elm is an extremely 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 22.66% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Little Elm include German, English, Irish, Italian, and African.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Little Elm's cultural character, accounting for 19.11% of the city’s population.

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


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