To say that the population of Little Elm has changed in recent years is, at the very least, a terrific understatement. In the last decade, the population of Little Elm grew by an estimated 610%!

Although the Town’s growth has begun to stabilize, the population within the town limits of Little Elm now sits at an estimated 36,351 people with an estimated average household income of $116,511.

Population by Race

White Alone 72.3 %
Black Alone 11.1 %
Other Races 9.6 %
Asian Alone 7.0 %
Hispanic Origin (Any Race)** 18.0 %

** Defined by self-identification, Hispanic origin refers to ethnicity, not race. Persons of Hispanic origin may be of any race.

Population by Age

(ages 0-4) 9.0 %
(ages 5-9) 9.8 %
(ages 10-14) 9.3 %
(ages 15-24) 11.4 %
(ages 25-34) 12.5 %
(ages 35-44) 19.1 %
(ages 45-54) 13.7 %
(ages 55-64) 8.3 %
(ages 65-74) 4.9 %
(ages 85+) 1 %

Population by Educational Attainment

Education Level Percent of Population
Less than 9th Grade 2.7%
9th – 12th Grade, No Diploma 2.9%
High School Graduate 14.3%
GED/Alternative Credential 2.6%
Some College, No Degree 22.0%
Associate Degree 7.7%
Bachelor’s Degree 32.5%
Graduate/Professional Degree 15.2%