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Living In Little Elm TX
This page provides guidance for anyone who is thinking about moving to Little Elm and wants to make an objective assessment of what living in Little Elm in 2019 is like. Little Elm livability factors are presented along with descriptions, pictures and maps of moderately priced Little Elm homes that currently are for sale. At the bottom of this page are links to authoritative sources that provide additional general information about living in Little Elm.
Little Elm livability factors
2019 best Dallas suburbs rank: 37
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||2018 public schools academic performance index: 50.8
||2017 crime incidence / 1000 residents: 6.6
||2017 median single family house value: $205,300
||2017 residences owner occupied: 74.6%
||2017 median household income: $93,094
||2017 population: 46,548
||2013 - 2017 population growth: 39.7%
Little Elm has experienced the seventh fastest population growth rate in the Dallas Fort Worth area over the past three years. It also has the twenty-foutth lowest overall crime rate of all Dallas suburbs. Some of the ways Little Elm is different from and similar to other Dallas area cities and towns are shown on these best Dallas suburbs and about Dallas suburbs pages.
Little Elm is located in central west Denton County, approximately 36 miles north of downtown Dallas and 48 miles northeast of downtown Fort Worth. As the DFW metroplex continues to grow and becomes more densely populated, Little Elm's proximity to DFW International Airport and both the Las Colinas and north Dallas business centers is likely to make Little Elm residential real estate even more desirable than it is now for people who need to commute frequently to and from these areas.
Most school age children who reside in Little Elm are eligible to attend Little Elm ISD schools ... the attendance boundaries of Frisco ISD and Lewisville ISD also extend into Little Elm
More information about how student performance at the schools attended by Little Elm students compares with other DFW area schools is available on these best DFW school districts, best DFW high schools, best DFW middle schools and best DFW elementary schools pages.
Single-family homes (identified as one-unit, detached houses by the U.S. Census Bureau) account for 87.2 percent of the Little Elm residences ... median value of owner-occupied single-family homes is $205,300 ... about 94 percent of Little Elm housing units have been built during the past 25 or so years ... approximately two percent of these residences are more than 50 years old ... about four percent of Little Elm housing units have been constructed since 2014
New home construction
There currently is considerable new home construction occurring in Little Elm. Click on this new construction homes link to see all new Little Elm homes that are currently listed for sale. If you thinking about buying a new construction home, you may want to carefully consider the guidance about builder quality provided on this DFW best home builders page.
I frequently am asked by folks who have never bought a new construction home if they should be assisted by a buyer’s agent when selecting a builder and when negotiating their new home purchase. Most of the time my answers are "Yes" and "Yes."
Approximately 15 miles and 20 minutes drive time without traffic from central Little Elm to Legacy business center ... 26 miles and 34 minutes to DFW International Airport ... 27 miles and 30 minutes to north Dallas business center
Commute time and distance information for additional destinations, and for other DFW metroplex cities and towns, is provided on this average DFW commute distances and times page.
2017 estimated population 46,548 ... population density 2,688 residents per square mile ... 39.7 percent population increase between 2013 - 2017 ... 2017 annual median household income $93,094 ... 74.6 percent of Little Elm residences are owner occupied
Additional demographic information about Little Elm and similar information about other DFW cities and towns are available by clicking on this more about DFW suburbs link.
Students living in Little Elm attend schools operated by three separate school districts. Since these entities have different tax rates, Little Elm real estate property tax rates for 2017 range from 2.30 percent to 2.44 percent of tax appraisal value. A description of how Texas property taxes are calculated and paid, along with property tax rates for other DFW cities and towns, are available by clicking on this DFW property tax rates link.
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, State of Texas Comptroller and Google Maps.
Moderately priced homes for sale in Little Elm
Key to understanding what living in Little Elm is like is knowing about Little Elm housing. Shown below is a typical website presentation of currently listed homes that are more or less in the middle of the Little Elm single-family homes price range. A similar presentation of all currently listed Little Elm single-family homes and links to pages showing various selections of these homes are available on this Little Elm homes for sale page.
The default display order of the property listings shown below is number of days listed, but other sort orders can be selected. The property display also can be easily changed from the default grid display to a detailed list display. If you are viewing this page on a mobile device, a map that shows the location of the selected properties can be displayed by clicking on the map icon.
409 Lake Cove Drive, Little Elm, TX - $330,562
505 Smothermon Farm Road, Little Elm, TX - $342,708
704 Meandering Trail, Little Elm, TX - $250,000
900 Lake Forest Trail, Little Elm, TX - $289,900
3017 Walker Creek Drive, Little Elm, TX - $305,000
1600 Nighthawk Drive, Little Elm, TX - $252,500
1509 Elizabeth Creek Drive, Little Elm, TX - $334,900
1416 Whitewater Drive, Little Elm, TX - $289,900
1408 Red Drive, Little Elm, TX - $289,500
2312 Elm Valley Drive, Little Elm, TX - $338,000
1705 Nighthawk Drive, Little Elm, TX - $315,000
2667 Powderhorn Drive, Little Elm, TX - $319,900
825 Lake Cypress Lane, Little Elm, TX - $326,900
2132 Lake Hawthorne Drive, Little Elm, TX - $325,000
2408 Chesterwood Drive, Little Elm, TX - $299,500
More about living in Little Elm
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Listing information last updated on September 29th, 2020 at 7:30pm CDT.