Sleepy Eye, Minnesota Population 2020

3,317
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Sleepy Eye is a city located in Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 3,317, it is the 196th largest city in Minnesota and the 5920th largest city in the United States. Sleepy Eye is currently declining at a rate of -0.84% annually and its population has decreased by -7.84% 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 1,805 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sleepy Eye is $58,246 with a poverty rate of 12.53%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $558 per month, and the median house value is $118,500. The median age in Sleepy Eye is 40.6 years, 36.4 years for males, and 48.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 120.0 males.

Sleepy Eye Demographics

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

  • White: 94.46%
  • Other race: 5.36%
  • Black or African American: 0.18%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Sleepy Eye, Minnesota is 3,317, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,373.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,599.

Sleepy Eye, Minnesota Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,22594.46%
Some Other Race1835.36%
Black or African American60.18%
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Sleepy Eye Population Pyramid 2020

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Sleepy Eye Median Age

40.6


Total

36.4


Male

48.3


Female

Sleepy Eye Adults

There are 2,577 adults, (715 of whom are seniors) in Sleepy Eye.

Sleepy Eye Age Dependency

83.4

Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45

Child Dependency Ratio

Sleepy Eye Sex Ratio

Female

1,552

45.46%

Male

1,862

54.54%

Sleepy Eye Households and Families

Sleepy Eye Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sleepy Eye Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93%7%
Male79.2%20.8%
All75.8%24.2%
Non Family55.7%44.3%
Female39.3%60.7%

75.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,4462.2875.8
Married7522.9693
Non Family4991.1155.7
Male1062.3979.2
Female892.9339.3

2.86

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

3.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Sleepy Eye Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1195.03%
9th to 12th Grade1415.96%
High School Graduate87637.06%
Some College49320.85%
Associates Degree27511.63%
Bachelors Degree38116.12%
Graduate Degree793.34%
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Sleepy Eye Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,1361,958455
Hispanic2151335
Other Race9431
Black66

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 21.30%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,154$45,156$23,462
Less Than High School$15,921$2,500$16,283
High School Grad$34,868$43,789$19,375
Some College$34,875$45,508$24,722
Bachelors Degree$36,042$64,250$24,464
Graduate Degree$55,417$$54,375

$35,154

Average Earnings

$45,156

Average Male

$23,462

Average Female

Sleepy Eye Language

Sleepy Eye Language by Age

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Sleepy Eye Language

86.84% of Sleepy Eye residents speak only English, while 13.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.21% of the population.

Sleepy Eye Poverty

Sleepy Eye Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,8892297.93%
Hispanic39317143.51%
Other18313473.22%
Black66100.00%

12.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.94%

Male Poverty Rate

10.83%

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 7.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.08%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.52%
High School12.22%
Bachelors or Greater5.57%
Some College5.16%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed41.38%
Male Employed7.36%
Female Employed4.77%

Sleepy Eye Income

Sleepy Eye Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,909$58,246
Families$68,523$71,166
Married Families$70,700-
Non Families$24,063$33,162
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Sleepy Eye Marital Status

Sleepy Eye Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.9%

Male Marriage Rate

54.3%

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 Veterans

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157

Number of Veterans

132

Male Veterans

25

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam59
Korea46
World War II20
Second Gulf War7
First Gulf War
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Age Group Veterans
75+90
55 to 6436
65 to 7424
18 to 347
35 to 54
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1576.34%
Hispanic52.06%

Sleepy Eye Veterans by Education

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10.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sleepy Eye Employment Status

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63.6%

Labor Force Participation

62.4%

Employment Rate

1.9%

Unemployment Rate

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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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80.96%

Born in Minnesota

95.72%

Native Born

4.28%

Foreign Born

3.34%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.72% of Sleepy Eye residents were born in the United States, with 80.96% having been born in Minnesota. 3.34% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,317-28-0.84%
20193,345-28-0.83%
20183,373-27-0.79%
20173,400-28-0.82%
20163,42810.03%
20153,427-26-0.75%
20143,453-30-0.86%
20133,483-34-0.97%
20123,517-40-1.12%
20113,557-33-0.92%
20103,590750.21%
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%