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Total crime 71%
Violent crime 54%
Property crime 74%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLittle Elm/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime363n/a (estimate)7182,8102,489
Murder1n/a2.04.95.0
Rape37n/a73.251.142.6
Robbery7n/a13.8100.081.6
Assault43n/a85.1263.0250.2
Violent crime88n/a (estimate)174419379
Burglary39n/a77.2392.8340.5
Theft216n/a427.31,730.61,549.5
Vehicle theft20n/a39.6267.2219.9
Property crime275n/a (estimate)5442,3912,110

Key findings

  • Little Elm crime rates are 71% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Little Elm are 54% lower than the national average
  • In Little Elm you have a 1 in 140 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Little Elm is safer than 68% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Little Elm has not changed

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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 3.91 times less than the Texas average and 3.47 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Little Elm is 2.41 times less than the Texas average and 2.18 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Little Elm has a daily crime rate that is 4.39 times less than the Texas average and 3.88 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 73% of cities in Texas and 68% 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 575
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Little Elm is 1 in 184
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Little Elm is 1 in 140
      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 575. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 184 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 140.

      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 not changed. At the same time, property crime has not changed year over year. Total crimes for Little Elm has not changed 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, TX3,02806565
      Copper Canyon, TX1,34859336394
      Cross Roads, TX1,09159336394
      Argyle, TX3,7320401401
      Shady Shores, TX2,80566375441
      Aubrey, TX3,002185317502
      Krugerville, TX1,62283476560
      Little Elm, TX35,553174544718

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Manhattan Beach, CA35,5731552,3922,546
      Moorpark, CA35,59471619690
      Olive Branch, MS35,5082302,3042,533
      East Point, GA35,4771,24312,00513,247
      Martinez, GA35,4763232,2472,570
      Little Elm, TX35,553174544718
      Source: The Little Elm, TX crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.