The Hidden Cost of Closing Post Offices: Lease Buy-Outs

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RENT OWED ON POST OFFICES CLOSED OR CLOSING IN 2011

POST OFFICE
ST
ZIP
STATUS
CLOSE DATE
LEASE EXPIRES
MO. RENT
TOTAL OWED
BELK
AL
 35545-2000
FD
12/1/11
4/30/14
$275
$7,815
LANGSTON
AL
 35755-8231
FD
12/1/11
12/31/14
$1,083
$39,349
LESTER
AL
 35647-4046
FD
11/5/11
5/31/15
$620
$26,060
MOBILE
AL
 36613-3598
CL
6/18/11
5/1/12
$961
$9,858
MONTGOMERY
AL
 36110-9998
CL
3/26/11
4/30/12
$1,200
$15,523
OAKHILL
AL
 36766-9998
FD
12/1/11
9/30/12
$304
$2,983
WATSON
AL
 35181-2000
FD
12/1/11
5/31/13
$275
$4,852
CAMDEN
AR
 71701-7385
FD
12/1/11
4/30/15
$785
$31,552
FAYETTEVILLE
AR
 72704-5221
FD
10/22/11
10/11/12
$400
$4,581
FORT SMITH
AR
 72903-3178
CL
3/26/11
6/12/13
$4,450
$116,133
GOODWIN
AR
 72340-9998
CL
8/1/11
11/30/11
$90
$351
IDA
AR
 72546-9998
FD
12/1/11
8/31/12
$250
$2,210
LITTLE ROCK
AR
 72206-6729
CL
2/11/11
5/30/16
$3,164
$197,495
PEACH ORCHARD
AR
 72453-9998
FD
12/1/11
5/31/15
$475
$19,567
BERKELEY
CA
 94702-2510
CL
4/30/11
7/31/12
$700
$10,342
BRYN MAWR
CA
 92318-0200
FD
10/28/11
5/31/14
$1,167
$35,602
LA MESA
CA
 91942-9997
FD
12/1/11
11/30/15
$8,173
$384,910
OAKLAND
CA
 94612-9994
CL
5/20/11
10/30/11
$1,623
$8,535
RICHMOND
CA
 94804-1946
CL
5/31/11
8/15/15
$3,250
$161,137
SAN BERNARDINO
CA
 92408-9997
CL
8/12/11
3/31/13
$7,000
$134,806
SAN DIEGO
CA
 92104-9998
CL
7/2/11
10/31/14
$9,450
$370,989
SAN JOSE
CA
 95116-9998
CL
3/31/11
6/9/11
$20,833
$47,043
NORTH CANTON
CT
 06059-9991
FD
10/29/11
9/30/14
$600
$20,652
POMFRET CENTER
CT
 06259-9998
FD
12/1/11
8/31/12
$2,200
$19,445
FT MYERS
FL
 33901-8121
CL
10/7/11
11/30/13
$5,360
$135,729
KISSIMMEE
FL
 34746-9991
CL
4/23/11
9/30/12
$321
$5,441
MIAMI
FL
 33151-9998
CL
6/4/11
12/31/14
$848
$35,704
NAPLES
FL
 34108-8709
CL
5/2/11
10/21/12
$7,783
$135,078
PANAMA CITY
FL
 32404-7261
CL
5/29/11
9/30/14
$3,780
$148,761
ST PETERSBURG
FL
 33714-9998
CL
1/28/11
4/10/13
$20,622
$534,168
ST PETERSBURG
FL
 33706-4334
CL
6/17/11
4/30/15
$1,000
$45,581
CANTON
GA
 30114-9997
CL
8/1/11
10/14/11
$2,594
$6,192
MACON
GA
 31206-3669
CL
2/15/11
4/30/12
$5,833
$82,796
SAVANNAH
GA
 31407-9998
CL
2/28/11
9/30/12
$1,235
$23,103
SAVANNAH
GA
 31407-9998
CL
2/28/11
9/30/12
$1,235
$23,103
CARPENTER
IA
 50426-5000
CL
12/4/10
9/30/15
$325
$18,462
CHILLICOTHE
IA
 52548-9014
FD
12/1/11
11/30/13
$264
$6,217
DES MOINES
IA
 50316-1200
CL
4/29/11
8/31/11
$2,617
$10,467
LINCOLN
IA
 50652-5000
FD
12/1/11
10/31/13
$550
$12,419
MASONVILLE
IA
 50654-8533
FD
12/1/11
2/28/13
$275
$4,036
MC INTIRE
IA
 50455-8046
CL
5/7/11
7/31/11
$430
$1,179
MORLEY
IA
 52312-8800
CL
4/22/11
8/31/13
$130
$3,615
OTTOSEN
IA
 50570-8751
FD
12/1/11
5/31/15
$400
$16,477
SHARPSBURG
IA
 50862-9900
FD
12/1/11
3/31/15
$200
$7,845
WATERLOO
IA
 50707-9715
FD
12/1/11
1/31/16
$1,600
$78,555
WEBSTER
IA
 52355-9081
CL
4/22/11
11/30/12
$200
$3,794
BURNT PRAIRIE
IL
 62820-9997
FD
12/1/11
6/30/13
$288
$5,351
CHICAGO
IL
 60649-9997
CL
5/14/11
6/30/12
$1,625
$21,649
STOY
IL
 62464-9998
FD
12/1/11
5/31/15
$260
$10,710
EAST CHICAGO
IN
 46312-3342
CL
7/2/11
7/31/13
$1,280
$31,383
INDIANAPOLIS
IN
 46231-9998
CL
7/2/11
12/31/12
$627
$11,084
VELPEN
IN
 47590-9998
FD
12/1/11
11/30/15
$500
$23,548
HOLMES MILL
KY
 40843-9998
CL
5/7/11
4/30/13
$250
$5,839
LOUISVILLE
KY
 40218-9998
CL
6/24/11
3/12/18
$4,800
$379,819
LOUISVILLE
KY
 40218-9998
CL
6/24/11
3/12/18
$4,800
$379,819
RENFRO VALLEY
KY
 40473-9998
CL
8/1/11
9/17/15
$230
$11,188
SITKA
KY
 41255-9998
CL
7/17/11
6/30/12
$210
$2,364
TEMPLEVILLE
MD
 21670-9998
FD
12/1/11
7/31/15
$300
$12,948
PENOBSCOT
ME
 04476-9998
CL
8/1/11
10/4/14
$1,026
$38,383
BRANT
MI
 48614-9800
CL
8/20/11
7/31/14
$440
$15,272
DEARBORN
MI
 48128-9998
CL
6/25/11
12/13/14
$5,000
$204,355
DETROIT
MI
 48202-3016
CL
8/1/11
2/28/14
$2,042
$62,040
DETROIT
MI
 48202-3016
CL
6/25/11
2/28/14
$2,042
$64,477
TURNER
MI
 48765-9800
CL
8/20/11
11/30/14
$510
$19,709
TWINING
MI
 48766-9800
CL
8/1/11
7/31/14
$525
$18,544
WHEELER
MI
 48662-9800
CL
9/10/11
8/31/13
$812
$18,886
COATSVILLE
MO
 63535-9998
CL
7/30/11
1/31/12
$270
$1,611
IONIA
MO
 65335-9998
FD
12/1/11
10/31/15
$292
$13,454
KANSAS CITY
MO
 64155-9979
CL
8/1/11
10/17/12
$3,369
$48,141
LATHAM
MO
 65050-1000
FD
12/1/11
1/31/16
$345
$16,938
LURAY
MO
 63453-9998
CL
8/1/11
10/3/15
$340
$16,715
ALGOMA
MS
 38820-9998
FD
12/1/11
8/31/15
$330
$14,573
GASTONIA
NC
 28052-1249
CL
7/16/11
9/30/13
$1,208
$31,456
HIGH POINT
NC
 27263-1607
CL
3/26/11
7/31/11
$1,624
$6,653
JACKSONVILLE
NC
 28540-5934
CL
5/28/11
8/31/14
$650
$24,973
MINNEAPOLIS
NC
 28652-9800
CL
8/1/11
4/30/15
$400
$17,652
REX
NC
 28378-8901
CL
8/1/11
5/31/18
$300
$24,145
MANNING
ND
 58642-9998
CL
6/30/11
9/30/14
$381
$14,610
PALERMO
ND
 58769-9998
CL
8/1/11
11/30/15
$365
$18,627
LINCOLN
NE
 68503-9998
CL
5/6/11
2/28/12
$7,215
$69,355
OMAHA
NE
 68110-2281
CL
4/29/11
8/31/12
$880
$13,910
BRIDGETON
NJ
 08302-5997
CL
3/25/11
2/29/12
$874
$9,614
BRIDGETON
NJ
 08302-1900
CL
2/25/11
6/30/14
$2,100
$82,713
CAMDEN
NJ
 08104-1000
CL
6/17/11
3/31/15
$626
$27,935
CLEMENTON
NJ
 08021-6376
FD
10/7/11
5/31/13
$950
$18,448
JOHNSONBURG
NJ
 07846-9800
CL
8/1/11
8/31/12
$667
$8,516
NEWARK
NJ
 07102-5424
CL
7/1/11
2/9/13
$6,531
$124,086
NEWARK
NJ
 07102-9714
CL
7/1/11
1/31/16
$3,239
$175,019
TRENTON
NJ
 08620-9998
CL
5/20/11
3/31/13
$2,787
$61,217
TRENTON
NJ
 08611-9997
CL
7/1/11
9/30/18
$2,047
$174,885
WILLINGBORO
NJ
 08046-3400
CL
2/11/11
8/31/12
$1,524
$27,874
ALBANY
NY
 12208-2201
CL
4/30/11
3/31/14
$1,625
$55,879
ALBANY
NY
 12204-9997
CL
3/25/11
1/13/20
$3,375
$350,129
BRONX
NY
 10460-9991
CL
4/22/11
12/31/12
$2,271
$45,343
BRONX
NY
 10455-9991
CL
4/22/11
9/30/14
$3,446
$139,730
CATTARAUGUS
NY
 14719-9998
CL
8/1/11
5/31/15
$3,750
$169,234
CLARKSVILLE
NY
 12041-1223
FD
12/1/11
9/30/13
$865
$18,671
CLIMAX
NY
 12042-2100
FD
12/1/11
10/3/14
$578
$19,318
FISHERS LANDING
NY
 13641-9998
FD
12/1/11
4/14/18
$350
$26,261
FLUSHING
NY
 11372-9993
CL
8/1/11
6/30/14
$3,500
$120,129
GLENS FALLS
NY
 12803-9998
CL
9/9/11
9/30/13
$2,373
$57,552
HAILESBORO
NY
 13645-9998
FD
12/1/11
12/31/13
$565
$13,870
JORDANVILLE
NY
 13361-9998
FD
12/1/11
2/29/12
$550
$1,597
LEONARDSVILLE
NY
 13364-9998
FD
12/1/11
5/31/13
$575
$10,146
LORRAINE
NY
 13659-9998
FD
12/1/11
7/31/13
$400
$7,845
MARTINSBURG
NY
 13404-9998
FD
12/1/11
12/31/12
$350
$4,471
MERIDIAN
NY
 13113-9998
FD
12/1/11
8/31/14
$532
$17,241
OLD CHATHAM
NY
 12136-9998
FD
12/1/11
12/31/12
$752
$9,607
REDFIELD
NY
 13437-9800
FD
12/1/11
6/30/12
$419
$2,867
SMYRNA
NY
 13464-9998
FD
12/1/11
8/31/14
$742
$24,020
SYRACUSE
NY
 13212-9211
CL
1/14/11
3/31/11
$1,546
$3,790
SYRACUSE
NY
 13207-9211
CL
1/28/11
9/14/16
$994
$65,925
WEST LEYDEN
NY
 13489-9998
FD
12/1/11
1/31/12
$868
$1,707
WEST STOCKHOLM
NY
 13696-9998
FD
12/1/11
6/30/14
$517
$15,700
WOODGATE
NY
 13494-9998
CL
8/1/11
10/31/11
$1,100
$3,229
AKRON
OH
 44320-9998
CL
2/19/11
7/31/11
$3,927
$20,522
AKRON
OH
 44305-9998
CL
6/18/11
9/30/12
$8,325
$126,218
AKRON
OH
 44310-1814
CL
4/23/11
9/30/12
$1,139
$19,318
AKRON
OH
 44308-9998
CL
6/4/11
11/30/14
$1,192
$49,012
CANTON
OH
 44706-9998
CL
6/18/11
9/30/15
$7,039
$355,356
CINCINNATI
OH
 45227-1814
CL
8/1/11
5/31/14
$570
$19,023
CINCINNATI
OH
 45225-9998
CL
8/1/11
11/30/15
$935
$47,715
CINCINNATI
OH
 45242-9997
CL
1/31/11
6/30/15
$352
$18,293
CLEVELAND
OH
 44142-9998
CL
5/21/11
11/19/11
$5,725
$33,611
CLEVELAND
OH
 44111-4050
CL
6/4/11
4/30/12
$1,747
$18,650
CLEVELAND
OH
 44123-9998
CL
2/19/11
8/31/12
$1,833
$33,059
CLEVELAND
OH
 44107-3011
CL
3/26/11
3/15/14
$1,644
$57,523
CLEVELAND
OH
 44137-2590
CL
7/16/11
11/13/15
$6,284
$320,484
DAYTON
OH
 45440-1000
CL
5/27/11
9/30/11
$3,542
$14,395
DAYTON
OH
 45402-9904
CL
4/29/11
5/31/13
$1,150
$28,305
MANSFIELD
OH
 44905-9998
CL
8/1/11
1/31/13
$1,915
$33,914
WEST ELKTON
OH
 45070-9998
FD
12/1/11
6/30/15
$366
$15,431
YOUNGSTOWN
OH
 44506-9998
CL
5/21/11
10/31/12
$680
$11,604
OKLAHOMA CITY
OK
 73106-9998
CL
4/29/11
12/31/11
$1,458
$11,573
CRESCENT LAKE
OR
 97733-9799
CL
8/1/11
1/31/14
$430
$12,678
PORTLAND
OR
 97201-3405
CL
8/1/11
2/14/13
$47,915
$870,189
CRANBERRY
PA
 16319-3000
CL
8/1/11
12/31/11
$699
$3,429
ERIE
PA
 16510-1700
CL
4/22/11
11/30/12
$2,000
$37,935
HAVERTOWN
PA
 19083-9997
CL
6/17/11
1/31/13
$2,500
$47,903
JOHNSONBURG
PA
 15845-1295
CL
8/1/11
4/30/13
$4,485
$92,304
NEW RINGGOLD
PA
 17960-9998
CL
8/1/11
10/16/15
$908
$45,019
NORTH WALES
PA
 19436-9998
CL
8/1/11
10/31/13
$415
$11,004
PHILADELPHIA
PA
 19124-9995
CL
4/22/11
8/24/11
$6,000
$24,000
PHILADELPHIA
PA
 19148-9996
CL
4/22/11
11/30/11
$6,167
$44,161
PHILADELPHIA
PA
 19123-9997
CL
4/22/11
12/1/14
$2,535
$107,851
PHILADELPHIA
PA
 19135-9997
CL
4/22/11
3/31/15
$1,000
$46,419
PITTSBURGH
PA
 15204-9998
CL
4/22/11
4/30/13
$340
$8,105
READING
PA
 19609-9998
CL
8/1/11
4/30/14
$2,500
$80,887
SCRANTON
PA
 18519-1553
CL
5/27/11
2/28/15
$786
$34,794
UPPER DARBY
PA
 19082-9997
CL
6/17/11
2/28/14
$2,750
$87,556
YORK
PA
 17406-9800
CL
8/1/11
12/31/14
$775
$31,200
PAWTUCKET
RI
 02864-9991
CL
7/9/11
4/30/13
$2,517
$53,664
BEN FRANKLIN
TX
 75415-9998
CL
8/1/11
12/31/13
$300
$8,545
DALLAS
TX
 75235-9998
CL
2/19/11
3/31/14
$3,667
$134,366
PRAIRIE HILL
TX
 76678-9998
FD
12/1/11
11/30/13
$1,760
$41,441
PRAIRIE HILL
TX
 76678-9998
CL
8/1/11
11/30/13
$726
$19,953
ROSSER
TX
 75157-9998
CL
8/1/11
1/4/15
$500
$20,194
SAN ANTONIO
TX
 78207-9998
CL
4/22/11
6/30/12
$3,833
$53,790
PETERSBURG
VA
 23803-2408
CL
5/7/11
5/31/14
$850
$30,710
PIMMIT
VA
 22043-9998
FD
11/10/11
10/31/12
$6,556
$75,292
PORTSMOUTH
VA
 23702-9998
CL
8/1/11
3/31/14
$985
$30,916
LA GRANDE
WA
 98348-9800
FD
12/1/11
12/31/12
$6
$70
AUBURN
WV
 26325-9998
FD
12/1/11
10/31/13
$55
$1,236
CHARLESTON
WV
 25309-9998
CL
5/28/11
9/14/12
$2,427
$37,184
CHARLESTON
WV
 25311-9998
CL
3/30/11
8/31/13
$3,358
$95,875
FREEDOM
WY
 83120-9901
FD
12/1/11
1/31/14
$154
$3,939
TOTAL
 
 
 
 
 
 
$10,001,882

This table lists post offices that have closed (CL) or received Final Determination notices (FD) since January 1, 2011.  The lease data come from the USPS website's facilities reports, here.  The sources for the closing data are from the USPS Postal Bulletins, news reports, and other sources.  The  For some facilities,  it was not possible to find a closing date, so the table uses August 1, 2011 (most closed before that, so the amount due on the lease would be even greater than indicated here).  For those that received a Final Determination in September, the table uses December 1, 2011, as the closing date. 

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