|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Sleepy Eye is 3,428. Sleepy Eye, Minnesota is the 5,851st largest city in the US.
The peak population of Sleepy Eye was in 1990, when its population was 3,679. In 1990, Sleepy Eye was the 4,927th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 5,851st largest city in the US. Sleepy Eye is currently 6.8% smaller than it was in 1990.
Sleepy Eye has shrunk 6.0% since the year 2000. Sleepy Eye, Minnesota's growth is below average. 80% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|5850||Princess Anne, Maryland||3,428||46.8%|
|5851||Sleepy Eye, Minnesota||3,428||-6.0%|
|5855||Moreland Hills, Ohio||3,425||3.9%|
|5856||North Plains, Oregon||3,424||110.5%|
The total voting age population of Sleepy Eye, Minnesota, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 2,484. The voting age population is 48.1% male and 51.9% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 20.9% of the residents of Sleepy Eye are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Sleepy Eye are 94.2% White, 5.2% Other, 0.4% Black and 0.1% Two or more races. Additionally, 11.4% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Sleepy Eye, 10.6% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 16.9%. On a per-household basis, 9.8% of families are below the poverty line in Sleepy Eye.
Among those aged 16 and older, 62.7% of Sleepy Eye residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 90.6% of Sleepy Eye residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 21.8% have a bachelor's degree and 2.9% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Sleepy Eye residents aged 5 and older, 12.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 10.6% of residents speak Spanish at home, 2.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Sleepy Eye is 1.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Sleepy Eye, 5.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Sleepy Eye is $52,328.
In Sleepy Eye, 77.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 22.8% of housing units in Sleepy Eye.
Of all the housing units in Sleepy Eye, 35.0% of them were build before 1940.
In Sleepy Eye, 6.5% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 100 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Sleepy Eye is $580.
In Sleepy Eye, 76.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.