United States Postal Service Holidays

Updated: 2017-01-01

•  Memorial Day — Monday, May 29
•  Independence Day — Tuesday, July 4
•  Labor Day — Monday, September 4
•  Columbus Day — Monday, October 9
•  Veterans Day (observed) — Friday, November 10
•  Thanksgiving Day — Thursday, November 23
•  Christmas Day — Monday, December 25

Source: USPS Holidays

 

Here are some fun facts on what the USPS does in a single day:

•  235.2 M — revenue received in dollars
•  160.2 M — dollars paid to postal employees in salaries and benefits
•  506.4 M — number of mailpieces processed and delivered each day
•  21.1 M — average number of mailpieces processed each hour
•  351,656 — average number of mailpieces processed each minute
•  5,861 — average number of mailpieces processed each second
•  200.4 M — pieces of First-Class Mail processed and delivered
•  7,131 — number of letter carriers who deliver mail entirely on foot — The USPS Fleet of Feet
•  54,490 — number of address changes processed
•  3,748 — number of addresses added to our delivery network
•  4.6 M — number of people who visit usps.com
•  $2.7 M — dollar amount of online stamp and retail sales at usps.com
•  1.5 M — number of Click-N-Ship labels printed
•  297,004 — number of money orders issued