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 4, 2021

Delivery points

161.4

million delivery points

The Postal Service prides itself on going the last mile to deliver the mail. We served 161.4 million delivery points nationwide in 2020 with 1.5 million new delivery points added to the network.

* | Tags: Size & scope Yearly facts USPS Fact #227 | March 4, 2021

Total address changes

35,900,000

address changes

Nearly 36 million address changes were processed in 2020.

* | Tags: Size & scope Yearly facts USPS Fact #225 | March 4, 2021

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.