Jurisdictional Masonic Membership Statistics

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The Masonic Service Association requests membership numbers from each Grand Jurisdiction.  Each Grand Lodge uses different metrics to determine who should be counted. 

For example, some Grand Lodges include Entered Apprentices in their overall numbers, some Grand Lodges count only the number of Master Masons in their jurisdiction, while others count each Master Mason in every lodge (plural memberships included).

While these metrics may not be exact or predictive, they are helpful in making educated generalizations about the state of our Fraternity.

State20172018 Gain/(Loss)2019Gain/(Loss)2020Gain/(Loss)
Alabama       23,868       22,609            (1,259)       21,645              (964)            19,590        (2,055)
Alaska         1,635         1,579                 (56)         1,497                (82) Not Available  
Arizona         6,828         6,557               (271)         6,384              (173)              6,069           (315)
Arkansas        13,048       13,188                140       11,532           (1,656)            11,058           (474)
California       48,196       46,443            (1,753)       44,125           (2,318)            44,586             461
Colorado         7,676         7,676                   –           6,623           (1,053)              5,860           (763)
Connecticut         9,603         8,509            (1,094)         8,782               273              8,331           (451)
Delaware         4,095         4,005                 (90)         3,896              (109)              3,731           (165)
District of Columbia         4,144         4,169                  25         4,144                (25)              3,986           (158)
Florida       35,494       34,369            (1,125)       33,072           (1,297)            31,823        (1,249)
Georgia       33,799       34,544                745       33,104           (1,440)            30,015        (3,089)
Hawaii         1,670         1,656                 (14)         1,666                 10              1,574             (92)
Idaho         2,860         2,923                  63         2,725              (198)              2,489           (236)
Illinois       55,210       55,210                   –         53,221           (1,989)            51,491        (1,730)
Indiana       48,775       47,898               (877)       48,775               877            43,759        (5,016)
Iowa       15,978       15,464               (514)       14,015           (1,449)         13,385        (630)
Kansas       16,427       15,581               (846)       14,913              (668)            13,814        (1,099)
Kentucky       36,245       33,538            (2,707)       33,645               107            26,617        (7,028)
Louisiana       15,469       15,867                398       14,015           (1,852)            13,434           (581)
Maine       16,478       16,160               (318)       15,538              (622)            14,862           (676)
Maryland       13,196       13,309                113       12,691              (618)            11,454        (1,237)
Massachusetts       26,296       25,104            (1,192)       23,779           (1,325)            22,693        (1,086)
Michigan       27,383       25,852            (1,531)       24,884              (968)            23,767        (1,117)
Minnesota       11,124       10,648               (476)       10,391              (257)              9,773           (618)
Mississippi       15,257       14,741               (516)       14,092              (649)            13,894           (198)
Missouri       34,012       32,504            (1,508)       32,047              (457)            29,637        (2,410)
Montana         4,530         4,167               (363)         4,262                 95              3,840           (422)
Nebraska         9,644         9,192               (452)         8,677              (515)              8,177           (500)
Nevada         3,584         3,514                 (70)         3,437                (77)              3,321           (116)
New Hampshire         5,088         4,852               (236)         4,630              (222)              4,371           (259)
New Jersey       17,278       16,619               (659)       15,595           (1,024)            16,037             442
New Mexico         3,551         3,476                 (75)         3,476                  –                3,281           (195)
New York       33,595       33,143               (452)       30,892           (2,251)            30,941               49
North Carolina       38,173       36,825            (1,348)       35,707           (1,118)            34,088        (1,619)
North Dakota         2,752         2,687                 (65)         2,656                (31)              2,510           (146)
Ohio       80,602       77,449            (3,153)       74,899           (2,550)            71,726        (3,173)
Oklahoma       19,594       17,996            (1,598)       18,210               214 Not Available  
Oregon         7,347         7,077               (270)         6,534              (543)              6,591               57
Pennsylvania       97,822       95,991            (1,831)       91,007           (4,984)            86,243        (4,764)
Puerto Rico                –                –                     –                –                    –                1,944          1,944
Rhode Island         2,943         2,771               (172)         2,817                 46              2,693           (124)
South Carolina       32,191       31,588               (603)       30,593              (995) Not Available  
South Dakota         5,022         4,829               (193)         4,696              (133)              4,489           (207)
Tennessee       34,858       33,518            (1,340)       31,966           (1,552)            29,987        (1,979)
Texas       70,590       69,771               (819)       70,590               819            63,339        (7,251)
Utah         1,807         1,752                 (55)         1,807                 55              1,562           (245)
Vermont         4,681         4,704                  23         4,634                (70)              4,291           (343)
Virginia       32,473       32,423                 (50)       30,853           (1,570)            25,290        (5,563)
Washington       12,118       11,639               (479)       10,996              (643)              9,323        (1,673)
West Virginia       17,953       17,400               (553)       16,965              (435)            16,512           (453)
Wisconsin       10,796       10,492               (304)       10,492                  –                9,613           (879)
Wyoming         2,868         2,868                   –           2,558              (310)              2,439           (119)
        
Totals  1,076,626  1,046,846          (29,780)  1,010,150         (36,696)          898,433      (61,417)