The YouMail Robocall Index™ estimates monthly robocall volume in the US, as well as in various regions, and highlights the worst offenders. The index works by extrapolating the data collected from the many tens of millions of calls made each month to YouMail users.

Measure the Problem



2.3 billion robocalls were placed nationwide in January 2017,
equaling roughly 7.0 calls per person affected.


Robocall Impact

Total Robocalls 2.3 Billion
Population Affected 324 Million
Avg. Calls Per Person 7.0

Affected Area

Top 20 Robocallers Nationwide in January 2017 (by volume)



Updated 2/1/2017


Robocaller Est. National Calls Place of Origin Suspected Type of Call
800-955-6600 20,181,500 Toll Free Credit Card Debt Collection
800-388-2200 13,522,000 Toll Free Bank Debt Collection
877-647-8552 12,876,500 Toll Free Bank Debt Collection
800-318-2596 12,347,000 Toll Free Federal Health Insurance Provider
888-222-4227 10,185,500 Toll Free Retail Debt Collection
866-953-7906 9,246,500 Toll Free Credit Card Scam
469-914-7211 7,971,000 Dallas, TX Retail Debt Collection
800-942-3767 7,932,000 Toll Free Education Services
877-317-5659 7,617,500 Toll Free Medical Debt Collection
800-266-2278 7,354,000 Toll Free Cable Company Debt Collection
877-561-2272 7,169,000 Toll Free Retail Debt Collection
704-496-5354 7,105,500 Charlotte, NC Credit Card Scam
844-669-7904 6,722,000 Toll Free Retail Debt Collection
800-892-2253 6,710,500 Toll Free Cable Company Sales Call
315-368-4025 6,556,500 Syracuse, NY Student Loan Scam
844-505-2988 6,419,000 Toll Free Medical Debt Collection
866-408-4070 6,229,500 Toll Free Bank Debt Collection
888-272-5543 6,205,000 Toll Free Student Loan Collection
847-426-9203 6,034,000 Chicago, IL Bank Debt Collection
844-669-7905 5,860,000 Toll Free Retail Debt Collection

Top 20 Affected Area Codes Nationwide in January 2017
(by volume)



Updated 2/1/2017


Area Code City State Est. Calls Received % Change MOM
404 Atlanta GA 47,484,500 2
832 Houston TX 40,953,000 -3
214 Dallas TX 35,203,500 -5
678 Atlanta GA 31,822,500 -2
954 Miami FL 25,058,000 -3
773 Chicago IL 24,796,000 -3
917 New York NY 24,233,500 -3
347 New York NY 24,111,500 -7
817 Dallas TX 22,922,000 1
310 Los Angeles CA 22,385,500 9
901 Memphis TN 21,853,500 -3
704 Charlotte NC 21,756,500 -1
281 Houston TX 21,710,000 -1
205 Birmingham AL 20,764,000 -4
713 Houston TX 20,758,500 -2
803 Columbia SC 18,874,500 -4
770 Atlanta GA 18,867,000 -7
407 Orlando FL 18,699,500 -5
305 Miami FL 18,532,500 -6
225 Baton Rouge LA 18,465,500 1

Consumer Solutions



Smart Blocking

YouMail's 100% free iPhone and Android apps convince robocallers your phone is out of service, so they stop calling.

In the News

YouMail provides the YouMail Robocall Index, which estimates and tracks the size of the robocall problem in the US. And YouMail's solution is well known too:

Every Telecom Service Can Now Stop Robocalls



The same API YouMail users to reliably identify and block robocalls is now available to protect everyone. It's just one simple API call to determine whether a caller is a problem.


Single String to YouMail's server
                        
Telco Sends a Number Calling in:
curl 'https://dataapi.youmail.com/api/v2/phone/9991002000?format=json'
Virtually instantaneous response to telco company letting them know if the caller has been identified as a robo/spam, allowing the telco to block the call before the recipient is bothered.
                        
YouMail Responds Instantly with Spam/Robo Flag:
{"statusCode":10000,"recordFound":true,"phoneNumber:"9991002000","spamRisk":{"level":1,"reasonLabel":"SPAM_OTHER","reasonCode":5999,"reasonMessage":"This caller has been determined to be a spammer."},"timestamp":"2016-10-05T00:55:50.526Z"}

A simple API call allows anyone to determine if a number is definitely spam, likely spam, or not spam. The results are drawn directly from our intelligent algorithms that combine call patterns and crowdsourced spam data.

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