Little Elm, Texas Population 2022

63,572
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Little Elm is a city located in Denton County Texas. Little Elm has a 2020 population of 63,572. Little Elm is currently growing at a rate of 5.79% annually and its population has increased by 142.67% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 26,197 in 2010.

The average household income in Little Elm is $110,185 with a poverty rate of 8.20%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,660 per month, and the median house value is $270,600. The median age in Little Elm is 34.4 years, 32.5 years for males, and 35.8 years for females.

Little Elm Demographics

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

  • White: 60.11%
  • Black or African American: 20.25%
  • Asian: 8.83%
  • Two or more races: 7.98%
  • Other race: 2.41%
  • Native American: 0.25%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.17%
The current population of Little Elm, Texas is 63,572 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 63,572.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 26,197.

Little Elm, Texas Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White29,93160.11%
Black or African American10,08320.25%
American Indian and Alaska Native1260.25%
Asian4,3958.83%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander830.17%
Some Other Race1,1992.41%
Two or More Races3,9757.98%
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Little Elm Population by Race

Little Elm Population Pyramid 2022

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Little Elm Median Age

35


Total

32.8


Male

36.7


Female

Little Elm Adults

There are 35,253 adults, (3,362 of whom are seniors) in Little Elm.

Little Elm Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

10.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Little Elm Sex Ratio

Female

24,454

49.11%

Male

25,338

50.89%

Little Elm Population by Age

Little Elm Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Little Elm Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83%17%
All68.8%31.2%
Male64.7%35.3%
Non Family45.9%54.1%
Female44.1%55.9%

68.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Little Elm Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,9423.1268.8
Married9,4343.683
Male1,0323.8264.7
Female1,9773.744.1
Non Family3,4991.3145.9

3.5

Average Family Size

3.12

Average Household Size

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Little Elm Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1953.79%
9th to 12th Grade1,5074.78%
High School Graduate6,42520.39%
Some College7,34323.31%
Associates Degree2,8228.96%
Bachelors Degree7,34023.30%
Graduate Degree4,87315.47%
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Little Elm Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Little Elm Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian2,9002,6492,090
Black6,1925,8022,427
White16,00215,0796,046
2+ Races1,7431,441604
Native American616117
Hispanic5,0623,9561,124
Other Race786604133
Islander6565

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 72.07%.

Little Elm Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$56,054$58,646$52,414
Less Than 9th Grade$27,342$46,366$25,800
High School Graduate$41,299$45,195$25,985
Some College$49,685$52,070$47,511
Bachelors Degree$62,190$85,198$55,462
Graduate Degree$97,626$97,292$97,710

$56,054

Average Earnings

$58,646

Average Male

$52,414

Average Female

Little Elm Earnings by Educational Attainment

Little Elm Language by Age

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Little Elm Language

73.05% of Little Elm residents speak only English, while 26.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.23% of the population.

Little Elm Language

Little Elm Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White23,1492,39810.36%
Black10,0839519.43%
Hispanic8,9876957.73%
Asian4,395360.82%
Other16NaN%
Multiple3,9571243.13%

8.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.62%

Male Poverty Rate

6.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Little Elm

The race most likely to be in poverty in Little Elm is White, with 10.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Little Elm is Multiple, with 3.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.76%.

Little Elm Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.95%
High School9.95%
Some College4.23%
Bachelors or Greater2.68%

Little Elm Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.71%
Male Unemployed15.34%
Female Employed2.68%
Female Unemployed9.69%

Little Elm Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Little Elm Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$94,446$106,224
Families$102,818$114,626
Married Families$118,045-
Non Families$56,089$65,072
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Income by Household Type

Little Elm Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.1%

Male Marriage Rate

51.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Little Elm Married by Age and Sex

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Little Elm Marriage

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

Little Elm Marital Status by Race

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Little Elm Marital Status

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2,001

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War896
First Gulf War752
Vietnam296
Korea70
World War II23

Little Elm Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34198
35 to 54873
55 to 64407
65 to 74289
75+234

Little Elm Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5917.18%
Black3615.05%
Native American1926.39%
Asian70.24%
Islander57.69%
Other Race60.61%
2+ Races120.65%
Hispanic2303.77%

Little Elm Veterans by Race

Little Elm Veterans by Education

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7.20%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.89%

Veteran Disability Rate

Little Elm Veterans by Education

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74.3%

Labor Force Participation

69.6%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Little Elm Employment by Age

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Little Elm Employment by Race

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Little Elm Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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39.65%

Born in Little Elm

82.51%

Native Born

17.49%

Foreign Born

9.07%

Non Citizen

8.42%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

82.51% of Little Elm residents were born in the United States, with 39.65% having been born in Texas. 9.07% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Little Elm Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20003,6460.00%
201026,19722,55121.80%
201127,7091,5125.77%
201229,0231,3144.74%
201332,9163,89313.41%
201435,4932,5777.83%
201538,4382,9458.30%
201642,6614,22310.99%
201745,9883,3277.80%
201849,6443,6567.95%
201953,1263,4827.01%
202056,6083,4826.55%
202160,0903,4826.15%
202263,5723,4825.79%

Little Elm Population by Year