Little Elm is a city in Denton County and a part of the Dallas-Fort Worth
Metroplex with a population of 25,898.
Little Elm is one of the fastest growing
municipalities in Texas since 2000 in terms of percentage.
Little Elm has more
miles of shoreline than any city in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
Because Little Elm is
rapidly growing and expanding, most of the city is new.
These new constructions
not only include new parks, government buildings, and businesses, but also
include a diverse housing mix of estate residential custom homes, traditional
single-family housing, townhouses, duplexes, multi-family, and manufactured
Some of the newer subdivisions include Paloma Creek, The Towers by the
Park, and Frisco Ranch.
The Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex encompasses 13 counties.
It is the economic and
cultural hub of the regions of North (North Central) Texas, and it is the largest
inland metropolitan area in the United States.
The population is 7,399,662
according to the 2017 U.S.
Census estimate, making it the largest metropolitan
area in both Texas and the South, the fourth-largest in the U.S., and the
seventh-largest in the Americas.
In 2016, DFW ascended to the number one spot
in the nation in year-over-year population growth.
The region's economy is
primarily based on banking, commerce, telecommunications, technology, energy,
healthcare and medical research, and transportation and logistics.
Dallas–Fort Worth was home to 22 Fortune 500 companies, the third-largest
concentration of Fortune 500 companies in the nation.
Dallas and its suburbs have one of the highest concentrations of corporate
headquarters in the United States.
Business management and operations is a
major part of the economy.
The metroplex also contains the largest Information
Technology industry base in the state.
This area has a large number of corporate
IT projects and the presence of numerous electronics, computing and
telecommunication firms such as Microsoft, Texas Instruments, HP Enterprise
Services, Dell Services, Nokia, Cisco, Fujitsu, i2, AT&T, Alcatel-Lucent, Ericsson, CA,
Google, and Verizon in and around Dallas.