Little Elm, Texas Population 2022

50,565
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Little Elm is a city located in Denton County Texas. With a 2020 population of 50,565, it is the 72nd largest city in Texas and the 873rd largest city in the United States. Little Elm is currently growing at a rate of 4.24% annually and its population has increased by 1.55% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 49,792 in 2020. Spanning over 22 miles, Little Elm has a population density of 2,838 people per square mile.

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 - per month, and the median house value is -. 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 50,565 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 49,792.

Little Elm, Texas Population 2022

Population by Race

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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

68.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Little Elm Households and Families

3.5

Average Family Size

3.12

Average Household Size

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Little Elm Households by Type

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Little Elm Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Little Elm Educational Attainment by Race

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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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$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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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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Little Elm Poverty Rate by Education

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Little Elm Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Little Elm Income by Household Type

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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

Little Elm Veterans by War

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Little Elm Veterans by Age

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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

Little Elm Population by Year