United States Postal Service (USPS) Statistics and Revenue Totals for 2024

Last Updated on: January 14th, 2024

Here are a few of the most interesting United States Postal Service (USPS) statistics and facts I was able to dig up including restaurant count, revenue totals and employee counts. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.

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United States Postal Service (USPS) Facts

Here is pretty much everything you ever wanted to know about United States Postal Service (USPS).

USPS Statistics revenue totals and Facts 2023
USPS stands for United States Postal Service, which is an independent federal agency responsible for providing postal services in the United States. The USPS was established in 1775, making it one of the oldest institutions in the United States.The USPS operates a vast network of post offices and processing facilities throughout the country, which are used to sort and deliver mail and packages to individuals and businesses. The agency is responsible for delivering mail to over 160 million addresses in the United States, including postcards, letters, and parcels.In addition to its traditional mail delivery services, the USPS also offers a range of other services, including priority and express mail, package delivery, and international shipping. The agency has also expanded its services to include digital services, such as Informed Delivery, which allows customers to receive digital previews of their mail and track their packages online.The USPS plays an important role in the United States economy and society, providing a reliable and affordable means of communication and commerce. Despite challenges faced in recent years, such as declining mail volumes and financial difficulties, the USPS remains a vital institution and continues to serve communities across the country.

United States Postal Service (USPS) Statistics

United States Postal Service (USPS) Employee Count

Number of USPS employees:

496,934 career employees136,174 non-career employees

Last updated 1/1/19

United States Postal Service (USPS) Revenue Totals

USPS annual revenue:
$71.1 billionLast updated 5/3/20

2019 online sales for the USPS:$301 million

Annual USPS net loss:

If the USPS was a private company, it would be 44th on the Fortune 500 list.

Additional United States Postal Service (USPS) Statistics

Number of addresses the US Postal Service delivers to:

157 million addresses

Last updated 6/21/19

Number of blue USPS collection boxes in use:

141,900 collection boxes

Last updated 5/3/20

Number of US zip codes:


Last updated 5/3/20

Number of USPS retail locations:

31,600 retail locations

Last updated 5/3/20

Number of customer visits to USPS post offices in 2019:

811.8 million customer visits

Percentage of the world’s mail that is delivered by the US Postal Service:


Last updated 5/3/20

How many packages does the USPS deliver?

34.757 billion packages per quarter

Last updated 3/31/19

Total mail USPS mail volume (annual):

Number of address changes processed annually by the USPS:

Number of passport applications accepted annually by the USPS:

Please note that some of these numbers are easier to find than others. A few of these United States Postal Service (USPS) statistics come from their own reports, but some are based on news reports and not official company tallies. No information contained on DMR should be relied upon to make investment decisions. Basically, this is the best I can find and I don’t guarantee anything to be 100%.

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