Sleepy Eye is a very small city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 3,460 people and just one neighborhood, Sleepy Eye is the 183rd largest community in Minnesota. Sleepy Eye has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Sleepy Eye, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 35.89% of Sleepy Eye’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Sleepy Eye is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Sleepy Eye who work in office and administrative support (12.02%), sales jobs (9.15%) and teaching (6.22%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Sleepy Eye is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Sleepy Eye spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 16.00 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.