About Various Sources of U.S. Postal Service Data

The Data Center   (New Orleans)

March 2012

The Greater New Orleans Community Data Center relies on three different sources for USPS data‚ all of which are based on the USPS Address Management Services database: HUD (Department of Housing and Urban Development) Aggregated USPS Administrative Data on Address Vacancies; the Valassis Residential and Business Database‚ and the USPS Delivery Statistics Product.

You can read all about these and find links to publications with more detailed information in Appendix A of our Benchmarks for Blight brief.