Residents of Little Elm are employed through a wide range of industry types. Top categories include Services, Retail, Real Estate and Finance. The last category includes Management, Business/Financial, Professional and Sales. The largest manufacturer in Little Elm is Retractable Technologies, Inc., who manufactures a medical device and similar technologies. Kroger, Hula Hut and Lowes Home Center are the town’s largest retail employers.

Labor Force Characteristics and Trends

Employed by Industry

Public Administration 2.5 %
Services 46.4 %
Finance/Insurance/Real Estate 12.4 %
Information 3.3 %
Transportation/Utilities 3.5 %
Retail Trade 13.6 %
Wholesale Trade 3.0 %
Manufacturing 8.4 %
Construction 5.6 %
Agriculture 1.2 %

Management/Business/Financial 25.8%
Professional 22.4%
Sales 14.2%
Administrative Support 13.0%
Services 13.0%
Construction/Extraction 3.1%
Installation/Maintenance/Repair 2.3%
Production 3.2%
Transportation/Material Moving 3.0%