Sleepy Eye, Minnesota

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Population in 2019: 3,356 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: -4.5%
 
Males: 1,776  (52.9%)
Females: 1,580  (47.1%)
Median resident age:

41.4 years
Minnesota median age:

38.4 years

Zip codes: 56085.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $54,740 (it was $37,123 in 2000)
Sleepy Eye:

$54,740
MN:

$74,593

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $26,534 (it was $20,175 in 2000)

Sleepy Eye city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $131,118 (it was $79,400 in 2000)
Sleepy Eye:

$131,118
MN:

$246,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $151,216; detached houses: $155,697; townhouses or other attached units: $171,838; in 2-unit structures: $84,483; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $87,751; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $171,896; mobile homes: $22,592

Median gross rent in 2019: $603.

March 2019 cost of living index in Sleepy Eye: 74.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 10.6%
(5.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 41.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 66.3% for other race residents, 82.0% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Sleepy Eye, MN (2019)
    • 2,99786.9%White alone
    • 40811.8%Hispanic
    • 140.4%Black alone
    • 110.3%Other race alone

Races in Sleepy Eye detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Crime rates in Sleepy Eye by year

Type

2007

2010

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.6)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/A1
(28.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.3)
1
(29.2)
3
(88.8)
3
(89.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(57.1)
5
(143.6)
2
(58.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.2)
3
(88.8)
3
(89.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
3
(86.6)
0
(0.0)
3
(83.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.7)
2
(58.4)
3
(87.9)
3
(87.7)
6
(177.6)
3
(89.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
20
(577.5)
0
(0.0)
3
(83.3)
2
(57.1)
1
(28.7)
0
(0.0)
6
(175.7)
10
(292.3)
14
(414.4)
12
(358.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(28.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(27.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.2)
3
(88.8)
2
(59.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.9)
City-Data.com crime index31.55.911.436.634.215.836.649.4184.1115.0

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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Crime rate in Sleepy Eye detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.09
Minnesota average:

1.71
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Ancestries: German (61.0%), American (4.4%), Norwegian (3.7%), Irish (2.4%), Czech (2.4%), Austrian (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1030 feet

Land area: 1.67 square miles.

Population density: 2,005 people per square mile   (low).

Sleepy Eye, Minnesota map

210 residents are foreign born (5.3% Latin America, 0.6% Asia).

This city:

6.1%
Minnesota:

8.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,100 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,189 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eden Prairie, MN (73.2 miles , pop. 54,901).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (85.3 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (394.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Cobden, MN (2.5 miles),
Evan, MN (2.6 miles),
New Ulm, MN (3.6 miles ),
Morgan, MN (3.6 miles ),
Springfield, MN (3.6 miles ),
Searles, MN (3.9 miles),
Hanska, MN (3.9 miles ),
Comfrey, MN (4.0 miles )

Latitude: 44.30 N, Longitude: 94.72 W

Area code: 507

Distribution of median household income in Sleepy Eye, MN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Sleepy Eye, MN in 2019
Sleepy Eye satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $127,900
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $153,200
  • 1999: 12 buildings, average cost: $114,500
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $125,600
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $153,500
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $159,300
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $132,500
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $169,700
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $198,700
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $215,100
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $201,900
  • 2008: 9 buildings, average cost: $211,900
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $101,300
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $150,900
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $270,500
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $341,000
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $248,000
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $374,900
  • 2018: 3 buildings, average cost: $273,300
  • 2019: 2 buildings, average cost: $270,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Sleepy Eye, MN residents
Average permit cost in Sleepy Eye, MN
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.3%
Minnesota:

3.9%
Historical population in Sleepy Eye, MN
Historical housing units in Sleepy Eye, MN
Most common industries in Sleepy Eye, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.6%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (8.7%)
  • Educational services (8.4%)
  • Construction (7.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.2%)
  • Food (4.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.6%)
  • Food (8.6%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.4%)
  • Machinery (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.6%)
  • Educational services (13.1%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (11.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.3%)
  • Social assistance (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Sleepy Eye, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.9%)
  • Electricians (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.1%)
  • Child care workers (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)

Average climate in Sleepy Eye, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Sleepy Eye-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 32% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/29/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.5 miles away from the Sleepy Eye city center killed one person and injured 19 people and caused $75 million in damages.

On 6/13/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 43.4 miles away from the city center killed 9 people and injured 150 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sleepy Eye-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 101% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 114.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 122.4 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 232.1 miles away from Sleepy Eye center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 234.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 146.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 189.5 miles away from Sleepy Eye center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Brown County (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sleepy Eye topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Sleepy Eye:

  • SLEEPY EYE MUNICIPAL HOSPITAL (Government - Local, 400 FOURTH AVENUE NORTHWEST)
  • DIVINE PROVIDENCE COMMUNITY HOME (700 THIRD AVENUE NORTHWEST)
  • SLEEPY EYE CARE CENTER (1105 3RD AVENUE SOUTHWEST)

Airports and heliports located in Sleepy Eye:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sleepy Eye:

  • South Central College (about 35 miles; North Mankato, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,726)
  • Gustavus Adolphus College (about 38 miles; Saint Peter, MN; FT enrollment: 2,496)
  • Minnesota State University-Mankato (about 38 miles; Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 13,940)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 53 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 3,711)
  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College (about 55 miles; Granite Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,225)
  • Ridgewater College (about 61 miles; Willmar, MN; FT enrollment: 3,288)
  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 63 miles; Estherville, IA; FT enrollment: 2,311)

Public high school in Sleepy Eye:

Private high school in Sleepy Eye:

  • ST MARY'S CATHOLIC SCHOOL K-12 (Students: 372, Location: 104 SAINT MARYS ST NW, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Sleepy Eye:

Private elementary/middle school in Sleepy Eye:

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Library in Sleepy Eye:

  • SLEEPY EYE: DYCKMAN FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $114,558; Location: 345 WEST MAIN STREET; 19,479 books; 15,187 e-books; 812 audio materials; 513 video materials; 14 state licensed databases; 28 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Sleepy Eye: Sleepy Eye Campground (A), Sleepy Eye (B), Sleepy Eye Area Depot Museum (C), Sleepy Eye Police Department (D), Sleepy Eye Fire Department (E), Dyckman Free Library (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Sleepy Eye include: Templo Horeb (A), Calvary Baptist Church (B), Faith United Methodist Church (C), Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church (D), New Hope Community Church (E), Saint John's Evangelical Lutheran Church (F), Saint Mary's Church (G), Trinity Lutheran Church (H), Union Congregational Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Saint Marys Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Sleepy Eye Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Sleepy Eye include: Sleepy Eye State Park (1), Chief Sleepy Eye Statue (2), Sleepy Eye Baseball Park (3), Burnside Park (4), Wooldrik Park (5), Sportman's Park (6), Allison Park (7), Kiefer Park (8), South Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Schoenstatt Sisters (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 27762 County Road 27).

Hotel: Inn of Seven Gables (1100 Main Street East).

Birthplace of: Robin Jorgenson - Politician, Carl Jensen (Minnesota politician) - Politician, Dana Kiecker - Baseball player.

Brown County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

63.1%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.3%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Sleepy Eye in 2010:

  • 104 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional facilities
4 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Sleepy Eye (2011 data):

  • First Security Bank - Sleepy Eye: at 101 East Main Street, branch established on 1882/01/01. Info updated 2011/03/15: Bank assets: $184.1 mil, Deposits: $157.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: First Sleepy Eye Bancorporation, Inc.
  • Americana Community Bank: at 300 Main Street West, branch established on 1881/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $124.0 mil, Deposits: $117.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Midwest Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Sleepy Eye:

Marital status in Sleepy Eye, MN
  • Never married: 25.0%
  • Now married: 53.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

For population 25 years and over in Sleepy Eye:

  • High school or higher: 90.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Minnesota average:

10.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Sleepy Eye
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Sleepy Eye, MN (based on Brown County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic10,7787
Evangelical Protestant6,54716
Mainline Protestant5,75015
Other752
None2,743-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Brown County:

2.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
This county:

3.85 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Brown County:

9.24 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.6%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Brown County:

28.4%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Brown County:

11.4%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.4%
State:

50.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Sleepy Eye:

42.8%
State:

48.4%

Average BMI:
Sleepy Eye:

28.8
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Sleepy Eye:

23.2%
Minnesota:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Sleepy Eye:

12.4%
Minnesota:

9.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
Sleepy Eye:

33.0%
Minnesota:

33.5%

General health condition:
This city:

52.8%
Minnesota:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Sleepy Eye:

75.2%
Minnesota:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Sleepy Eye, MN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Hospitals 110$689,095$75,17410$41,261
Other Government Administration 9$46,695$62,2601$802
Police Protection - Officers 7$38,878$66,6480$0
Electric Power 5$35,491$85,1780$0
Parks and Recreation 3$14,388$57,5524$1,120
Streets and Highways 2$7,887$47,3220$0
Water Supply 2$5,072$30,4322$2,407
Sewerage 2$10,744$64,4640$0
Health 1$5,976$71,71210$4,995
Local Libraries 1$4,834$58,0084$2,589
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$4,080
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$555
Totals for Government 142$859,060$72,59733$57,809

Sleepy Eye government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $200,000 ($59.59)
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $16,829,000 ($5014.60)
    Electric Utilities: $4,911,000 ($1463.35)
    General - Other: $744,000 ($221.69)
    Police Protection: $642,000 ($191.30)
    Parks and Recreation: $637,000 ($189.81)
    Regular Highways: $426,000 ($126.94)
    Solid Waste Management: $420,000 ($125.15)
    Liquor Stores: $328,000 ($97.74)
    Financial Administration: $248,000 ($73.90)
    Sewerage: $134,000 ($39.93)
    Libraries: $134,000 ($39.93)
    Local Fire Protection: $128,000 ($38.14)
    Central Staff Services: $58,000 ($17.28)
    Air Transportation: $34,000 ($10.13)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $8,000 ($2.38)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $383,000 ($114.12)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $3,908,000 ($1164.48)
    Health - Other: $550,000 ($163.89)
    Electric Utilities: $453,000 ($134.98)
    Local Fire Protection: $367,000 ($109.36)
    Sewerage: $114,000 ($33.97)
    General - Other: $77,000 ($22.94)
    Regular Highways: $64,000 ($19.07)
    Police Protection: $39,000 ($11.62)
    Natural Resources - Other: $6,000 ($1.79)

Sleepy Eye government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $14,607,000 ($4352.50)
    Sewerage: $993,000 ($295.89)
    Solid Waste Management: $246,000 ($73.30)
    Other: $211,000 ($62.87)
    Parks and Recreation: $130,000 ($38.74)
    Air Transportation: $22,000 ($6.56)
    Regular Highways: $14,000 ($4.17)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $55,000 ($16.39)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $705,000 ($210.07)
    Special Assessments: $189,000 ($56.32)
    Interest Earnings: $180,000 ($53.64)
    Fines and Forfeits: $10,000 ($2.98)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $6,190,000 ($1844.46)
    Liquor Stores: $286,000 ($85.22)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,444,000 ($430.27)
    Other: $128,000 ($38.14)
    Highways: $28,000 ($8.34)
    Health and Hospitals: $1,000 ($0.30)
  • Tax - Property: $1,207,000 ($359.65)
    Other License: $126,000 ($37.54)
    Public Utilities Sales: $73,000 ($21.75)

Sleepy Eye government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,183,000 ($3034.27)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,325,000 ($2778.61)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,020,000 ($303.93)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $162,000 ($48.27)

Sleepy Eye government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,237,000 ($3050.36)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $392,000 ($116.81)

4.89% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,055 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.89%
Minnesota average:

7.17%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Nicollet County, MN  0.53% ($48,441 average AGI)
to Blue Earth County, MN  0.51% ($36,860)
to Redwood County, MN  0.31% ($39,412)
Businesses in Sleepy Eye, MN
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Hardee's1
Curves1La-Z-Boy1
Dairy Queen1Subway1

Strongest AM radio stations in Sleepy Eye:

  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KNUJ (860 AM; 1 kW; NEW ULM, MN)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KTOE (1420 AM; 5 kW; MANKATO, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • KKOJ (1190 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MN; Owner: KLEVEN BROADCASTING CO. OF MINN.)
  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • WMNN (1330 AM; 10 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO.)
  • KSMM (1530 AM; 9 kW; SHAKOPEE, MN; Owner: STARBOARD BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sleepy Eye:

  • KNUJ-FM (107.3 FM; SLEEPY EYE, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KEEZ-FM (99.1 FM; MANKATO, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • K222AE (92.3 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MN; Owner: PRAIRIE LIGHT CHRISTIAN RADIO)
  • KRRW (101.5 FM; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KGAC (90.5 FM; ST. PETER, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KXLP (93.1 FM; NEW ULM, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KDOG (96.7 FM; NORTH MANKATO, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY BROADCASTING, CO.)
  • KXAC (100.5 FM; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KNGA (91.5 FM; ST. PETER, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KNSG (94.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K230AI (93.9 FM; NEW ULM, MN; Owner: NEW ULM CHRISTIAN RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Sleepy Eye:

  • K30FN (Channel 30; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TELEVISION ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHERN MINNESOTA)
  • K16CG (Channel 16; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K21DG (Channel 21; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K24CP (Channel 24; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K26CS (Channel 26; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K35DC (Channel 35; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K42AV (Channel 42; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K44AD (Channel 60; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K46AA (Channel 46; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K48AA (Channel 48; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K50AB (Channel 50; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K52AB (Channel 52; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K54AC (Channel 54; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K14KE (Channel 14; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MINNESOTA)
  • K19CA (Channel 19; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: UNITED COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • K40BU (Channel 40; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • KEYC-TV (Channel 12; MANKATO, MN; Owner: UNITED COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • K46FY (Channel 46; REDWOOD FALLS, MN; Owner: REDWOOD TV IMPROVEMENT CORPORATION)
  • K17BV (Channel 17; REDWOOD FALLS, MN; Owner: REDWOOD TV IMPROVEMENT CORP.)
  • K39CH (Channel 39; REDWOOD FALLS, MN; Owner: REDWOOD TV IMPROVEMENT)
  • K54GH (Channel 54; REDWOOD FALLS, MN; Owner: REDWOOD TV IMPROVEMENT CORPORATION)
  • K19CV (Channel 19; REDWOOD FALLS, MN; Owner: REDWOOD TV IMPROVEMENT)
  • K48GQ (Channel 48; REDWOOD FALLS, MN; Owner: REDWOOD TV IMPROVEMENT CORPORATION)
  • K52GU (Channel 52; REDWOOD FALLS, MN; Owner: REDWOOD TV IMPROVEMENT CORPORATION)
Sleepy Eye fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

Sleepy Eye fatal accident list:

Oct 8, 2003 02:20 AM, 33, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jul 10, 1993 11:27 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 13, 1984 04:43 AM, M23, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 24, 1977 10:58 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 148ft / 44.6mTotal length
  • $824,002,000Total costs
  • 10,697Total average daily traffic
  • 626Total average daily truck traffic
  • 10,696Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
New bridges in Sleepy Eye, MN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21950-1959
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Sleepy Eye, MN

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 12. The highest number of fire incidents - 26 took place in 2011, and the least - 0 in 2005. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Sleepy Eye, MN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (50.8%), and Outside Fires (29.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Sleepy Eye, MN
    • 9450.8%Structure Fires
    • 5429.2%Outside Fires
    • 3418.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 31.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sleepy Eye, MN
Most common first names in Sleepy Eye, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4879.9 years
Mary4381.3 years
Joseph3879.8 years
William3479.9 years
George3480.0 years
Anna2987.2 years
Edward2880.7 years
Henry2582.0 years
Rose2386.0 years
Arthur2281.2 years
Most common last names in Sleepy Eye, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Sellner4777.0 years
Helget2577.0 years
Schroepfer2485.5 years
Hoffmann2179.7 years
Hillesheim2178.5 years
Hansen1784.7 years
Bertrand1783.5 years
Johnson1783.9 years
Huiras1673.9 years
Fischer1677.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Sleepy Eye, MN
  • 89.3%Utility gas
  • 6.3%Electricity
  • 2.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Sleepy Eye, MN
  • 54.9%Utility gas
  • 42.5%Electricity
  • 2.7%Other fuel


Sleepy Eye compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 9 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • David M. Haala (1)
  • Chad D. Hagen (1)

Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2023.