Zip Code 56085 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameSleepy Eye
Zip Code StateMinnesota
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Brown
Area Code507
Current Population:5451
Racial Majority:White 87.17%
Public School Racial Majority:White 65.4%
Unemployment Rate:5.0%
Median Household Income$48631
Average Adjusted Gross Income$81650
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time15.7 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range889 - 1070 ft.
Area234 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)44.29672900, -94.73883700

Zip Code 56085 Description

Zip Code 56085 is located in the state of Minnesota in the Mankato metro area. Zip code 56085 is primarily located in Brown County. The official US Postal Service name for 56085 is SLEEPY EYE, Minnesota. Portions of zip code 56085 are contained within or border the city limits of Sleepy Eye, MN, Cobden, MN, and Evan, MN. The area code for zip code 56085 is 507. 56085 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Minnesota.

The current unemployment level in 56085 is 5.0% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 3.9% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 4.6% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 56085 decreased to 5451 from 5942 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 56085 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 56085 public schools is White. 52.2% of students in 56085 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 4640 87.17% 4908 -5%
 Black Or African American 36 0.68% 1 +3500%
 Hispanic 609 11.44% 482 +26%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.09% 3 +67%
 Asian 0 0% 38 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 19 0.62% 19 +74%

Zip Code 56085 Race/Ethnicity

 White 65.4%
 Black Or African American 0.5%
 Hispanic 33.2%
 Asian 0.7%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 0.2%

Zip Code 56085 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population54515942
Male Population49.10%
Female Population50.90%
Total Households2217
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$48631
Income Under $50K Per Year51.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year39.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year9.30%
56085 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Minnesota District 1Jim HagedornRepublican
Minnesota District 7Collin PetersonDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Minnesota Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$98250
Average Real Estate Sale Price$157115
Current Unemployment Level 5.0%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.3%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.5%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 4b: -25F to -20F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 4b: -25F to -20F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 47b - Des Moines Lobe
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 56085 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)310223547576159493723934
Avg Max Temp (°F)22284057718083817360402655
Avg Precip (In.).72.621.862.683.334.243.853.742.672.081.71.728.2
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
New Ulm, MN
CBSA Type56085
CBSA Population25821
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours