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Little Elm, TX crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2022 calendar year; released from FBI in Oct. 2023 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2023 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Little Elm is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (66%) and also has a lower crime rate than 72% of the communities in Texas, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime data. How risky is that? Your chance of becoming a victim in Little Elm is one in 155 based on the total crime rate (violent and property crimes, combined). In America overall, your chance of becoming a victim of crime is 1 in 43. It is for these reasons that Little Elm is ranked as one of the top 100 safest cities in the U.S.A.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Little Elm has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Little Elm is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Little Elm does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Little Elm.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Little Elm's violent crime rate is 2 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Little Elm is one in 622.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Little Elm is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Little Elm than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 207.

Little Elm Crime Data

total Crime Index

66

(100 is safest)


Safer than 66% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Little Elm Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

89

268

357

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.61

4.84

6.45

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
1.61
4.32
National Median: 4
    Little Elm
    Texas

Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 622

in Little Elm

1 in 232

in Texas

Little Elm Violent Crimes

Population: 55,357
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 24 6 58
Rate per 1,000 0.02 0.43 0.11 1.05

United States Violent Crimes

Population: 333,287,557
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 21,156 133,294 220,450 893,980
Rate per 1,000 0.06 0.40 0.66 2.68

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
4.84
23.0
National Median: 20
    Little Elm
    Texas

Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 207

in Little Elm

1 in 43

in Texas

Property Crimes

Population: 55,357
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 26 200 42
Rate per 1,000 0.47 3.61 0.76

United States Property Crimes

Population: 333,287,557
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 899,293 4,672,363 942,173
Rate per 1,000 2.70 14.02 2.83

Little Elm Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
19
28
National Median: 27.0
    Little Elm
    Texas