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Total crime 77%
Violent crime 62%
Property crime 81%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLittle Elm/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime304n/a (estimate)5292,6922,346
Murder2n/a3.56.66.5
Rape28n/a48.746.038.4
Robbery5n/a8.791.473.9
Assault50n/a87.0302.5279.7
Violent crime85n/a (estimate)148447388
Burglary26n/a45.2370.7314.2
Theft165n/a287.01,587.31,398.0
Vehicle theft28n/a48.7287.0246.0
Property crime219n/a (estimate)3812,2451,958

Key findings

  • Little Elm crime rates are 77% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Little Elm are 62% lower than the national average
  • In Little Elm you have a 1 in 190 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Little Elm is safer than 69% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Little Elm has decreased by 26%

Little Elm crime map

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The Little Elm crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Little Elm as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Little Elm crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Little Elm (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Little Elm, TX per 100,000 people. In Little Elm, the total number of daily crimes is 5.09 times less than the Texas average and 4.44 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Little Elm is 3.02 times less than the Texas average and 2.62 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Little Elm has a daily crime rate that is 5.89 times less than the Texas average and 5.14 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Little Elm (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Little Elm in comparison to other Texas communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Little Elm safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Little Elm being safer than 74% of cities in Texas and 69% of cities across the United States. This is evident by tracking Texas cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Little Elm. In conclusion, Little Elm ranks above average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Little Elm

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Little Elm is 1 in 677
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Little Elm is 1 in 263
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Little Elm is 1 in 190
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Little Elm? If you reside in Little Elm, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 677. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 263 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Little Elm, is 1 in 190.

      Year Over Year Crime In Little Elm (per 100,000 people)

      Determining whether Little Elm is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Little Elm violent crime rates have decreased by 15%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 30% year over year. Total crimes for Little Elm has decreased by 26% in the same time frame.

      Little Elm police department

      ItemLittle ElmTexasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3946,020558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.43.03.3
      There are a total of 39 Little Elm police officers. This results in 1.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 52.4% less than the Texas average and 56% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Texas

      StateTotal offendersTexas /100KNational /100K
      Texas95,281443266
      There are a total of 95,281 sex offenders in Texas. This yields a total of 443 sex offenders in Texas per 100,000 residents which is 67% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Double Oak, TX3,02832194227
      Cross Roads, TX1,09163315378
      Copper Canyon, TX1,34863315378
      Shady Shores, TX2,80570352422
      Argyle, TX3,73222486508
      Highland Village, TX16,02053469522
      Krugerville, TX1,62289447536
      Little Elm, TX35,553148381529

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Manhattan Beach, CA35,5731312,2282,359
      Moorpark, CA35,59446615662
      Olive Branch, MS35,5082252,1792,404
      East Point, GA35,4771,24312,00513,247
      Martinez, GA35,4763781,8982,277
      Little Elm, TX35,553148381529
      Source: The Little Elm, TX crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.