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Sleepy Eye, Minnesota

Sleepy Eye is a city located in Brown County, Minnesota. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 3,515.


\nAccording to the
United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.1 km² (2.0 mi²). 4.3 km² (1.7 mi²) of it is land and 0.7 km² (0.3 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 14.29% water.


\nAs of the
census of 2000, there are 3,515 people, 1,479 households, and 942 families residing in the city. The population density is 812.7/km² (2,099.9/mi²). There are 1,591 housing units at an average density of 367.8/km² (950.5/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 94.03% White, 0.23% African American, 0.06% Native American, 0.34% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 3.90% from other races, and 1.45% from two or more races. 7.80% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 1,479 households out of which 31.8% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.3% are married couples living together, 7.3% have a female householder with no husband present, and 36.3% are non-families. 34.5% of all households are made up of individuals and 19.8% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.37 and the average family size is 3.08. In the city the population is spread out with 28.0% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 26.0% from 25 to 44, 19.9% from 45 to 64, and 19.3% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 92.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 87.3 males. The median income for a household in the city is $37,123, and the median income for a family is $48,500. Males have a median income of $31,612 versus $22,907 for females. The per capita income for the city is $20,175. 8.1% of the population and 4.7% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 10.7% are under the age of 18 and 10.2% are 65 or older.