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Masonic Membership Statistics 2014-2015

US Masonic Membership Totals since 1924

U.S. Grand Lodges Membership        Canadian Grand Lodges Membership 

Membership Totals since 1924

The Masonic Service Association has compiled the following table of totals of Master Masons in the United Sates Grand Lodges for the fiscal years indicated. These figures are based upon M.S.A. records and do not necessarily correspond exactly with those published by other sources.

YEAR U.S. TOTAL   YEAR U.S. TOTAL   YEAR  U.S. TOTAL 
1924 3,077,161   1955 4,009,925   1986 2,839,962
1925 3,157,566   1956 4,053,323   1987 2,763,828
1926 3,218,375   1957 4,085,676   1988 2,682,537
1927 3,267,241   1958 4,099,928   1989 2,608,935
1928 3,295,872   1959** 4,103,161   1990 2,531,643
1929 3,295,125   1960 4,099,219   1991 2,452,676
1930 3,279,778   1961 4,086,499   1992 2,371,863
1931 3,216,307   1962 4,063,563   1993 2,293,949
1932 3,069,645   1963 4,034,020   1994 2,225,611
1933 2,901,758   1964 4,005,605   1995 2,153,316
1934 2,760,451   1965 3,987,690   1996 2,089,578
1935 2,659,218   1966 3,948,193   1997 2,021,909
1936 2,591,309   1967 3,910,509   1998 1,967,208
1937 2,549,772   1968 3,868,854   1999 1,902,588
1938 2,514,595   1969 3,817,846   2000 1,841,169
1939 2,482,291   1970 3,763,213   2001 1,774,200
1940 2,457,263   1971 3,718,718   2002 1,727,505
1941 2,451,301   1972 3,661,507   2003 1,671,255
1942 2,478,892   1973 3,611,448   2004 1,617,032
1943 2,561,844   1974 3,561,767   2005 1,569,812
1944 2,719,607   1975 3,512,628   2006 1,525,131
1945 2,896,343   1976 3,470,980   2007 1,483,449
1946 3,097,713   1977 3,418,844   2008
1,444,823
1947 3,281,371   1978 3,360,409   2009
1,404,059
1948 3,426,155   1979 3,304,334   2010
1,373,453
1949 3,545,757   1980 3,251,528   2011
1,336,503
1950 3,644,634   1981 3,188,175   2012
1,306,539
1951 3,726,744   1982 3,121,746   2013
1,246,241
1952 3,808,364   1983 3,060,242   2014
1,211,183
1953 3,893,530   1984 2,992,389   2015*
1,161,253
1954 3,964,118   1985 2,914,421      

NOTE:  *   Indicates lowest point                          ** Indicates highest total

 

U.S. Grand Lodges Membership

 

STATE
2014 MEMBERSHP
2015 MEMBERSHIP
 GAIN/(LOSS) 
ALABAMA                             25,148                            24,936                          (212)
ALASKA                              1,753                              1,693                             (60)
ARIZONA                              7,544                              7,334                          (210)
ARKANSAS                             12,026                              9,078                      (2,948)
CALIFORNIA                            54,612                            52,096                      (2,516)
COLORADO                              8,627                              7,890                          (737)
CONNECTICUT                            10,104                              9,758                          (346)
DELAWARE                              4,704                              4,574                          (130)
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA                              4,280                              4,215                             (65)
FLORIDA                              39,848                            38,493                      (1,355)
GEORGIA                            41,442                            37,176                      (1,466)
HAWAII                              1,721                              1,734                               13
IDAHO                                  3,422                              3,224                          (198)
ILLINOIS                            60,996                            59,326                      (1,670)
INDIANA                            56,373                            54,514                      (1,859)
IOWA                            18,574                            17,749                          (825)
KANSAS                            19,260                            18,012                      (1,248)
KENTUCKY                            40,435                            38,814                      (1,621)
LOUISIANA                            18,955                            16,689                      (2,266)
MAINE                            18,990                            17,945                      (1,045)
MARYLAND                             14,893                            14,160                          (733)
MASSACHUSETTS                              30,115                            31,612                         1,497
MICHIGAN                            31,801                            30,524                      (1,277)
MINNESOTA                            12,662                            12,125                          (537)
MISSISSIPPI                            16,845                            16,274                          (571)
MISSOURI                            40,862                            39,984                          (878)
MONTANA                                       5,226                              4,948                          (278)
NEBRASKA                            10,899                            10,428                          (471)
NEVADA                                3,974                              3,875                             (99)
NEW HAMPSHIRE                              5,831                              5,600                          (231)
NEW JERSEY                              20,660                            19,009                      (1,651)
NEW MEXICO                              4,479                              4,346                          (133)
NEW YORK                            39,766                            36,791                      (2,975)
NORTH CAROLINA                            41,333                            40,482                          (851)
NORTH DAKOTA                                2,913                              2,875                             (38)
OHIO                            91,040                            86,733                      (4,307)
OKLAHOMA                            22,601                            22,456                          (145)
OREGON                              8,341                              7,947                          (394)
PENNSYLVANIA                                105,227                         101,745                      (3,482)
RHODE ISLAND                              3,294                              3,101                          (193)
SOUTH CAROLINA                            35,623                            34,760                          (863)
SOUTH DAKOTA                              5,555                              5,406                          (149)
TENNESSEE                            38,515                            37,269                      (1,246)
TEXAS                             78,834                            74,507                      (4,327)
UTAH                              1,860                              1,808                            (52)
VERMONT                              5,488                              5,235                          (253)
VIRGINIA                            35,451                            34,775                          (676)
WASHINGTON                            14,174                            13,392                          (782)
WEST VIRGINIA                            19,784                            19,198                          (586)
WISCONSIN                            11,065                            11,537                             472
WYOMING                              3,258                              3,101                          (157)
TOTALS                     1,211,183                     1,161,253                    (49,930)

 

Canadian Grand Lodges

 

GRAND LODGE
 2014 MEMBERSHIP 
 2015 MEMBERSHIP 
 GAIN/(LOSS) 
ALBERTA
7,137
6,834
(303)
BRITISH COLUMBIA
8,123
7,638
(485)
MANITOBA
2,174
2,094
(80)
NEW BRUNSWICK
2,842
2,770
(72)
NEWFOUNDLAND/LABRADOR
2,002
1,946
(56)
NOVA SCOTIA*
4,277
4,163
(114)
ONTARIO
42,159
40,438
(1,721)
PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND*
684
675
(9)
QUEBEC*
4,024
3,964
(60)
SASKATCHEWAN
2,594
2,555
(39)
TOTALS
  76,016
73,077
(2,939)

 *2015 Membership Estimated