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Survey Shows Support for New USPS Delivery Schedule

The Postal Service released results of a new survey which show an overwhelming majority of Americans support moving to a five day delivery schedule.

The Postal Service released results of a new survey which show an overwhelming majority of Americans support moving to a five day delivery schedule.

The survey was commissioned for the Postal Service and completed by an independent market research company. It was conducted between February 8-11.

In response to the question, “Do you support the decision of the Postal Service to begin delivering mail five days per week and packages six days per week, including continuing package delivery on Saturdays?” the results came out as follows:

 

All

Communities

Income

Age

respondents

Urban

Suburban

Rural

<$50K

$50K+

18-34

35-54

55+

Support

80%

81%

82%

76%

78%

82%

79%

79%

83%

Oppose

20%

19%

18%

24%

22%

18%

21%

21%

17%

The complete survey results are available on the USPS web site.

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