Sleepy Eye, Minnesota Population 2021

3,310
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Sleepy Eye is a city located in Brown County Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 3,310, it is the 196th largest city in Minnesota and the 5933rd largest city in the United States . Sleepy Eye is currently declining at a rate of -0.69% annually and its population has decreased by -8.03% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,599 in 2010. Sleepy Eye reached it's highest population of 3,694 in 1990. Spanning over 2 miles, Sleepy Eye has a population density of 1,801 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sleepy Eye is $58,035 with a poverty rate of 10.58%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $580 per month, and the median house value is $119,000. The median age in Sleepy Eye is 41 years, 36.6 years for males, and 47.2 years for females.

Sleepy Eye Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Sleepy Eye was:

  • White: 94.24%
  • Other race: 5.23%
  • Black or African American: 0.41%
  • Two or more races: 0.12%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Sleepy Eye, Minnesota is 3,310 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,379.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,599.

Sleepy Eye, Minnesota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,20594.24%
Some Other Race1785.23%
Black or African American140.41%
Two or More Races40.12%
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Sleepy Eye Population by Race

Sleepy Eye Population Pyramid $2021

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Sleepy Eye Median Age

41


Total

36.6


Male

47.2


Female

Sleepy Eye Adults

There are 2,619 adults, (712 of whom are seniors) in Sleepy Eye.

Sleepy Eye Age Dependency

78.3

Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41

Child Dependency Ratio

Sleepy Eye Sex Ratio

Female

1,597

46.96%

Male

1,804

53.04%

Sleepy Eye Population by Age

Sleepy Eye Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sleepy Eye Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93.9%6.1%
All77.2%22.8%
Male74.8%25.2%
Non Family58.7%41.3%
Female52.8%47.2%

77.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sleepy Eye Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,4862.2177.2
Married7522.9193.9
Non Family5231.1258.7
Female1082.5952.8
Male1032.2174.8

2.76

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

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Sleepy Eye Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade893.80%
9th to 12th Grade1305.56%
High School Graduate90838.80%
Some College47220.17%
Associates Degree2319.87%
Bachelors Degree44318.93%
Graduate Degree672.86%
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Sleepy Eye Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sleepy Eye Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,1061,976506
Hispanic2131244
Other Race9732
Black1414

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 24.03%.

Sleepy Eye Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,825$46,172$24,209
Less Than 9th Grade$15,938$$15,969
High School Graduate$38,021$44,365$20,875
Some College$35,609$46,103$26,713
Bachelors Degree$43,000$65,089$26,477
Graduate Degree$53,929$54,844$53,563

$36,825

Average Earnings

$46,172

Average Male

$24,209

Average Female

Sleepy Eye Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sleepy Eye Language by Age

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Sleepy Eye Language

87.39% of Sleepy Eye residents speak only English, while 12.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.64% of the population.

Sleepy Eye Language

Sleepy Eye Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,8691665.79%
Hispanic38916041.13%
Other17811866.29%
Black1414100.00%
Multiple44100.00%

10.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.46%

Male Poverty Rate

9.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sleepy Eye

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sleepy Eye is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sleepy Eye is White, with 5.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.89%.

Sleepy Eye Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.85%
High School9.63%
Some College4.41%
Bachelors or Greater3.41%

Sleepy Eye Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed65.00%
Male Employed5.70%
Female Employed3.60%

Sleepy Eye Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sleepy Eye Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,328$58,035
Families$69,705$70,525
Married Families$71,905-
Non Families$30,324$34,091
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Income by Household Type

Sleepy Eye Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.2%

Male Marriage Rate

51.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Sleepy Eye Married by Age and Sex

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Sleepy Eye Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Sleepy Eye Marital Status by Race

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Sleepy Eye Marital Status

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124

Number of Veterans

101

Male Veterans

23

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam56
Korea23
World War II12
Second Gulf War7
First Gulf War5

Sleepy Eye Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+56
65 to 7429
55 to 6427
18 to 347
35 to 545

Sleepy Eye Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1244.96%
Hispanic41.67%

Sleepy Eye Veterans by Race

Sleepy Eye Veterans by Education

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6.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sleepy Eye Veterans by Education

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62.7%

Labor Force Participation

62%

Employment Rate

1.2%

Unemployment Rate

Sleepy Eye Employment by Age

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Sleepy Eye Employment by Race

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Sleepy Eye Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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81.15%

Born in Sleepy Eye

93.94%

Native Born

6.06%

Foreign Born

5.20%

Non Citizen

0.85%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.94% of Sleepy Eye residents were born in the United States, with 81.15% having been born in Minnesota. 5.20% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Sleepy Eye Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,310-23-0.69%
20203,333-23-0.69%
20193,356-23-0.68%
20183,379-26-0.76%
20173,405-29-0.84%
20163,43420.06%
20153,432-26-0.75%
20143,458-29-0.83%
20133,487-35-0.99%
20123,522-40-1.12%
20113,562-32-0.89%
20103,594790.22%
20003,515-179-0.50%
19903,6941130.31%
19803,5811200.34%
19703,461-31-0.09%
19603,4922140.63%
19503,2783551.15%
19402,9233471.27%
19302,5760.00%

Sleepy Eye Population by Year