Results of SurveyUSA News Poll #20275
 
1Do you think the United States Postal Service is run well? or run poorly?
500 AdultsAllGenderAgeRaceParty AffiliationIdeology
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.5%MaleFemale18-3435-5455+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberal
Run Well49%36%60%51%43%52%46%77%52%**40%63%31%53%42%45%
Run Poorly46%61%32%43%54%41%48%19%44%**56%33%55%44%51%49%
Not Sure6%3%8%7%3%7%6%4%4%**3%3%14%3%7%5%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%47%53%22%33%45%80%8%9%2%35%36%22%35%29%18%
 
 
2The Postal Service plans to end Saturday mail delivery by August. Will the end of Saturday mail delivery be a major inconvenience to you? A minor inconvenience? Or no inconvenience at all?
500 AdultsAllGenderAgeRaceParty AffiliationIdeology
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.5%MaleFemale18-3435-5455+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberal
Major22%19%24%28%24%17%19%38%26%**17%28%17%28%19%17%
Minor35%32%37%33%40%32%35%20%51%**36%37%32%34%35%38%
None At All43%48%39%39%35%52%45%43%23%**46%35%51%38%45%44%
Not Sure0%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%**0%0%0%0%0%0%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%47%53%22%33%45%80%8%9%2%35%36%22%35%29%18%
 
 
3How often do you send a letter or a bill through the United States Postal Service? Regularly? Occasionally? Or almost never?
500 AdultsAllGenderAgeRaceParty AffiliationIdeology
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.5%MaleFemale18-3435-5455+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberal
Regularly51%48%54%26%52%64%51%48%52%**54%55%41%54%54%46%
Occasionally29%31%29%37%29%26%28%41%32%**34%29%27%24%36%39%
Almost Never19%21%17%38%19%10%21%11%12%**12%16%32%21%10%15%
Not Sure0%0%1%0%0%1%0%0%3%**1%0%0%1%0%0%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%47%53%22%33%45%80%8%9%2%35%36%22%35%29%18%
 
 
4How many of your bills do you pay through the US Mail? Almost all? Most? Some? Or almost none?
500 AdultsAllGenderAgeRaceParty AffiliationIdeology
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.5%MaleFemale18-3435-5455+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberal
Almost All29%25%31%11%25%40%29%25%33%**30%31%21%30%31%19%
Most14%13%15%5%18%15%13%7%32%**16%18%8%17%10%17%
Some28%34%23%27%31%26%29%36%8%**31%21%31%20%35%38%
Almost None30%28%31%57%27%18%30%31%26%**23%30%41%33%23%26%
Not Sure0%0%0%0%0%0%0%1%0%**0%0%0%0%0%0%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%47%53%22%33%45%80%8%9%2%35%36%22%35%29%18%
 
 
5How often do you physically visit a United States Post Office?
500 AdultsAllGenderAgeRaceParty AffiliationIdeology
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.4%MaleFemale18-3435-5455+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberal
Regularly19%15%24%16%18%22%17%35%20%**19%24%13%22%15%15%
Occasionally55%54%57%64%46%57%57%54%46%**55%51%64%46%65%60%
Almost Never25%32%20%20%36%20%26%11%35%**26%25%23%32%20%26%
Not Sure0%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%**0%0%0%0%0%0%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%47%53%22%33%45%80%8%9%2%35%36%22%35%29%18%
 
 
6What is the one thing you most often visit a post office for? To pick up or drop off mail? To buy stamps? To ship packages? Or something else?
500 AdultsAllGenderAgeRaceParty AffiliationIdeology
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.5%MaleFemale18-3435-5455+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberal
Pick Up Or Drop Off Mail27%29%25%26%30%25%23%37%51%**18%36%23%27%23%26%
Buy Stamps31%32%29%22%31%35%32%36%12%**33%31%29%31%33%21%
Ship Packages36%34%37%44%36%32%38%23%27%**40%27%42%35%39%43%
Something Else5%4%6%5%2%7%4%4%10%**7%4%5%6%5%4%
Not Sure1%0%2%3%1%0%2%0%0%**1%2%1%0%0%5%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%47%53%22%33%45%80%8%9%2%35%36%22%35%29%18%
 
 
** Too few respondents of this type were interviewed for this data to be meaningful.