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Masonic Membership Statistics

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

 

NOTE:  *   Indicates lowest point                          ** Indicates highest total

 

U.S. Grand Lodges Membership


STATE  MEMBERSHIP 2011   MEMBERSHIP 2012  GAIN/LOSS
ALABAMA *                            27,576                                     27,654 78
ALASKA                                 1,868                                       1,820 -48
ARIZONA                              8,263                                       8,000 -263
ARKANSAS *                            12,005                                     13,042 1,037
CALIFORNIA *                            57,250                                     63,546 6,296
COLORADO                              9,320                                       8,885 -435
CONNECTICUT                            12,423                                     11,778 -645
DELAWARE                              4,997                                       4,910 -87
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA   *                              4,424                                       4,438 14
FLORIDA                              44,437                                     42,959 -1478
GEORGIA                            42,297                                     41,255 -1042
HAWAII                              1,806                                       1,778 -28
IDAHO                                  3,832                                       3,682 -150
ILLINOIS                            66,347                                     65,781 -566
INDIANA                            62,968                                     60,449 -2519
IOWA                            20,844                                     20,203 -641
KANSAS                            22,004                                     21,225 -779
KENTUCKY                            45,275                                     43,658 -1617
LOUISIANA                                20,482                                     20,404 -78
MAINE                            21,033                                     19,860 -1173
MARYLAND *                            15,998                                     16,146 148
MASSACHUSETTS                              35,333                                     33,048 -2285
MICHIGAN                            36,172                                     34,686 -1486
MINNESOTA                            14,084                                     13,587 -497
MISSISSIPPI                            18,689                                     18,063 -626
MISSOURI                            50,415                                     45,850 -4565
MONTANA                                       5,773                                       5,597 -176
NEBRASKA                            12,271                                     11,895 -376
NEVADA                                4,168                                       4,163 -5
NEW HAMPSHIRE                              6,681                                       6,496 -185
NEW JERSEY                              23,209                                     22,523 -686
NEW MEXICO                              5,590                                       5,389 -201
NEW YORK                                 44,776                                     42,669 -2107
NORTH CAROLINA                            43,644                                     43,112 -532
NORTH DAKOTA                                2,927                                       2,876 -51
OHIO                            101,929                                     94,867 -7062
OKLAHOMA                               24,068                                     23,842 -226
OREGON                              9,203                                       8,946 -257
PENNSYLVANIA                                 111,661                                   108,758 -2903
RHODE ISLAND                              4,161                                       3,573 -588
SOUTH CAROLINA                            38,853                                     37,811 -1.042
SOUTH DAKOTA                              5,902                                       5,679 -223
TENNESSEE                            43,015                                     41,780 -1235
TEXAS *                            88,896                                     93,188 4292
UTAH *                              2,034                                       2,057 23
VERMONT                                6,299                                       5,855 -444
VIRGINIA                            38,008                                     37,177 -831
WASHINGTON                            16,110                                     15,450 -660
WEST VIRGINIA                            21,242                                     20,808 -434
WISCONSIN                            12,165                                     11,742 -423
WYOMING                                  3,776                                       3,579 -197
Total                      1,336,503                               1,306,539 -29,964

 

* Increase over 2011                             ^ Adjustment from Previous Year

 

Canadian Grand Lodges

 
2011
2012
  
 
Membership
Membership
GAIN/LOSS
ALBERTA 7,336 7,284 -52
BRITISH COLUMBIA 8,882 8,589 -293
MANITOBA   2,502 2,410 -92
NEW BRUNSWICK    3,274 3,154 -120
NEWFOUNDLAND/LABRADOR    2,128 2,111 -17
NOVA SCOTIA 4,740 4,554 -186
ONTARIO 47,522 45,660 -1,862
PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND    734 722 -12
QUEBEC * 4,172 4,182 10
SASKATCHEWAN   2,892 2,822 -70
TOTAL 84,182 81,488 - 2,694

 

* Increase over 2011       ^    Adjustment from Previous Year