Little Elm, Texas Population 2020

57,112

Little Elm is a city located in Texas. With a 2020 population of 57,112, it is the 64th largest city in Texas and the 681st largest city in the United States. Little Elm is currently growing at a rate of 6.33% annually and its population has increased by 120.53% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 25,898 in 2010. Spanning over 22 miles, Little Elm has a population density of 3,205 people per square mile.

The average household income in Little Elm is $105,193 with a poverty rate of 6.28%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,599 per month, and the median house value is $233,700. The median age in Little Elm is 33.4 years, 32.3 years for males, and 34.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 99.4 males.

Little Elm Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Little Elm was:

  • White: 63.18%
  • Black or African American: 17.53%
  • Other race: 6.96%
  • Asian: 6.15%
  • Two or more races: 5.69%
  • Native American: 0.49%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Little Elm, Texas is 57,112, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 50,314.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 25,898.

Little Elm, Texas Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White27,09863.18%
Black or African American7,51917.53%
Some Other Race2,9836.96%
Asian2,6366.15%
Two or More Races2,4425.69%
American Indian and Alaska Native2110.49%

Little Elm Population Pyramid 2020

Little Elm Median Age

33.4


Total

32.3


Male

34.3


Female

Little Elm Adults

There are 29,640 adults, (2,752 of whom are seniors) in Little Elm.

Little Elm Age Dependency

59.5

Age Dependency Ratio

10.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Little Elm Sex Ratio

Female

21,504

50.14%

Male

21,385

49.86%

Little Elm Households and Families

Little Elm Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Little Elm Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.4%18.6%
All75.8%24.2%
Male72%28%
Non Family65.7%34.3%
Female65.5%34.5%

75.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,6223.1575.8
Married8,5013.6581.4
Non Family2,7731.3365.7
Female1,4993.4965.5
Male8493.4372

3.5

Average Family Size

3.15

Average Household Size

6.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.8%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Little Elm Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1054.15%
9th to 12th Grade7222.71%
High School Graduate4,77417.95%
Some College6,75925.41%
Associates Degree1,9657.39%
Bachelors Degree7,05526.52%
Graduate Degree4,22115.87%

Little Elm Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White14,21113,8316,175
Hispanic5,3744,2051,446
Black4,5164,3682,033
Other Race1,9081,355450
Asian1,8851,7921,322
Multiple Races783705381
Native American939313

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 70.13%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$52,445$59,932$43,215
Less Than High School$24,916$27,663$18,218
High School Grad$35,385$41,201$24,705
Some College$46,920$53,391$41,436
Bachelors Degree$59,679$83,323$41,934
Graduate Degree$84,120$92,632$77,148

$52,445

Average Earnings

$59,932

Average Male

$43,215

Average Female

Little Elm Language

Little Elm Language by Age

Little Elm Language

72.77% of Little Elm residents speak only English, while 27.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.52% of the population.

Little Elm Poverty

Little Elm Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic9,6991,37414.17%
White21,2161,1495.42%
Other2,96542514.33%
Black7,5191852.46%
Multiple2,442662.70%
Asian2,636120.46%

6.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.06%

Male Poverty Rate

7.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Little Elm

The race most likely to be in poverty in Little Elm is Other, with 14.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Little Elm is Asian, with 0.46% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.10%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.17%
High School3.92%
Bachelors or Greater3.58%
Some College2.96%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed14.80%
Male Employed3.28%
Female Employed2.74%
Female Unemployed1.44%

Little Elm Income

Little Elm Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$95,377$105,193
Families$101,484$113,871
Married Families$114,019-
Non Families$46,167$61,511

Little Elm Marital Status

Little Elm Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.6%

Male Marriage Rate

57.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Little Elm Married by Age and Sex

Little Elm Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Little Elm Marital Status by Race

Little Elm Veterans

1,876

Number of Veterans

1,746

Male Veterans

130

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War570
Second Gulf War527
Vietnam474
Korea43
World War II22
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54786
65 to 74369
55 to 64323
75+202
18 to 34196
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5227.96%
Hispanic2804.57%
Black1653.04%
Other1436.73%
Asian251.26%
Indian2120.19%

$Little Elm Veterans by Education

5.70%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Little Elm Employment Status

76.9%

Labor Force Participation

72.7%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Little Elm Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

41.39%

Born in Texas

80.89%

Native Born

19.11%

Foreign Born

11.96%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

80.89% of Little Elm residents were born in the United States, with 41.39% having been born in Texas. 11.96% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202057,1123,3996.33%
201953,7133,3996.76%
201850,3143,8108.19%
201746,5043,3997.89%
201643,1054,29511.07%
201538,8103,0178.43%
201435,7932,6638.04%
201333,1303,95913.57%
201229,1711,3824.97%
201127,7891,5635.96%
201026,22622,58021.81%
20003,6460.00%