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Postal Facts - U.S. Postal Service
Click-N-Ship customers can print shipping labels with postage for Priority Mail Express, Priority Mail, Global Express Guaranteed, Priority Mail International, Priority Mail Express International and First-Class Package International Service.
In 2017, there were more than 62 million visitors to the Postal Service's mobile site - m.usps.com - averaging more than 450,000 visits each day.
There's a Post Office on your phone. The Postal Service app - USPS Mobile - was downloaded 2.5 million times in 2017.
Some of the most popular functions currently available on usps.com – Informed Delivery, USPS Tracking, Post Office locator, ZIP Code lookup, calculating postage, holding mail, requesting Package Pickup and ordering shipping supplies – are available on most smart phones.
More than 381 million credit and debit card transactions are processed annually through IT systems in Post Offices and through usps.com. These systems authorized more than $12 billion per year in debit/credit revenue for the Postal Service.
The Postal Service maintains 45,000 point-of-sale terminals and 2,837 self-service retail kiosks nationwide.
Nearly 37 million address changes were submitted online at usps.com in 2017.
More than 6.5 million passport applications were accepted at Post Offices during 2017, resulting in $164.5 million in revenue for the Postal Service.
More than 1,400 postal-owned buildings are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Take a closer look
They’re treasures. But they’re not hidden.
Many of our buildings are historic. Inside — and outside — many of our Post Offices, you’ll find impressive works of art that reflect the stories of our people and our nation.
More than 1,400 postal-owned buildings are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Learn more at http://www.nps.gov/nr/research
More than 1,400 murals and/or sculptures from President Roosevelt’s New Deal programs are in our Post Offices around the nation. Learn more at http://wpamurals.com/history.html
About 400 murals have images of Native Americans, according to the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian. For more information, go to http://postalmuseum.si.edu/indiansatthepostoffice/index.html
There’s a publication dedicated to Postal Service history, which can be found at http://about.usps.com/who-we-are/postal-history/welcome.htm
million customer visits
The Postal Service recorded 857.1 million retail customer visits during 2017.
In 2017, stamp and retail sales at the Postal Store on usps.com - the official online Post Office - totaled nearly $298 million.
In 2017, usps.com recorded 1.9 billion visits - averaging 6.3 million visitors each day.