Reading addresses

Address

deciphering

You call that scribble legible? Employees at the Remote Encoding Center in Salt Lake City, UT, are responsible for deciphering terribly handwritten or shoddily printed addresses.

* | Tags: Innovation People USPS Fact #538 | March 7, 2022

Delivery points

163.1

million delivery points

The Postal Service prides itself on going the last mile to deliver the mail. We served 163.1 million delivery points nationwide in 2021 with 1.7 million new delivery points added to the network.

* | Tags: Size & scope Yearly facts USPS Fact #227 | February 28, 2022

Total address changes

36,000,000

address changes

36 million address changes were processed in 2021.

* | Tags: Size & scope Yearly facts USPS Fact #225 | February 28, 2022

Internet Change-of-Address enables customers to change addresses online, and it offers them coupons for move-related products and services. More than 20 million address changes were submitted online in 2020.