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People

Total Population 3,498
Male Share of the Population 50.6%
Female Share of the Population 49.4%
Senior Citizens 18.2%
Employed Population 16+ 1,654
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 48.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 18.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $59,375
% Above Poverty Level 88.9%
% Below Poverty Level 11.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 14 minutes
% Working from Home 2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.7%
% Using Public Transportation 0.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 28%
Median Gross Rent $613
Median House Value $99,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 20%
US/American 0%
English 4.1%
Irish 5.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Sleepy Eye Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 72 miles SW of Eden Prairie, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 86 miles SW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Brown
Standard Zip Codes 56085
Phone Area Codes 507
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.297
Longitude -94.723

Sleepy Eye Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station SPRINGFIELD 1 NW
Distance 13.3 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 21 F
Apr Temp 33 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 60 F
Annual Precip 26.8 inches
Station ST JAMES FILT PLANT
Distance 21.2 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 21 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 27.6 inches
Station LAMBERTON SW EXP STN
Distance 29.5 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 22 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 35 to 60 F
Annual Precip 26.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Comfrey 359 $62,500
Fairfax 955 $54,861
Hanska 378 $55,833

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Sleepy Eye Public Libraries

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Sleepy Eye: Dyckman Free Library
345 WEST MAIN STREET
Sleepy Eye, Minnesota
(507) 794-7655

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Sleepy Eye High Schools

SLEEPY EYE SEC.
400 4TH AVE. S.W.
507-794-7904
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 321 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.8

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