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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
2013*
1246241
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 2012 MEMBERSHIP 2013 MEMBERSHIP  GAIN/(LOSS) 
ALABAMA                           27,654                          25,885                     (1,769)
ALASKA                                1,820                             1,797                           (23)
ARIZONA                             8,000                             7,812                        (188)
ARKANSAS                           13,042                          12,301                        (741)
CALIFORNIA                           63,546                          55,893                     (7,653)
COLORADO                             8,885                             9,311                           426
CONNECTICUT                          11,778                          10,576                     (1,202)
DELAWARE                             4,910                             4,843                           (67)
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA                                4,438                             4,091                        (347)
FLORIDA                            42,959                          41,134                     (1,825)
GEORGIA                          41,255                          40,750                        (505)
HAWAII                             1,778                             1,787                               9
IDAHO*                                 3,670                             3,567                        (103)
ILLINOIS                          65,781                          64,705                     (1,076)
INDIANA                          60,449                          58,363                     (2,086)
IOWA                          20,203                          19,338                        (865)
KANSAS                          21,225                          20,176                     (1,049)
KENTUCKY                          43,658                          42,019                     (1,639)
LOUISIANA                              20,404                          19,431                        (973)
MAINE                          19,860                          18,573                     (1,287)
MARYLAND                           16,146                          15,429                        (717)
MASSACHUSETTS                            33,048                          30,861                     (2,187)
MICHIGAN                          34,686                          32,997                     (1,689)
MINNESOTA                          13,587                          13,062                        (525)
MISSISSIPPI                          18,063                          17,565                        (498)
MISSOURI                          45,850                          42,274                     (3,576)
MONTANA*                                      5,565                             5,401                        (164)
NEBRASKA                          11,895                          11,405                        (490)
NEVADA                               4,163                             4,085                           (78)
NEW HAMPSHIRE*                             6,497                             6,097                        (400)
NEW JERSEY                            22,523                          22,514                             (9)
NEW MEXICO                             5,389                             4,669                        (720)
NEW YORK                               42,669                          41,305                     (1,364)
NORTH CAROLINA                          43,112                          42,296                        (816)
NORTH DAKOTA                               2,876                             2,885                               9
OHIO                            94,867                          91,040                     (3,827)
OKLAHOMA                             23,842                          22,622                     (1,220)
OREGON                             8,946                             8,648                        (298)
PENNSYLVANIA                               108,758                        107,731                     (1,027)
RHODE ISLAND                             3,573                             3,444                        (129)
SOUTH CAROLINA*                          37,810                          36,689                     (1,121)
SOUTH DAKOTA*                             5,471                             5,654                           183
TENNESSEE*                          40,926                          39,943                        (983)
TEXAS                           93,188                          81,340                  (11,848)
UTAH                              2,057                             2,081                             24
VERMONT                               5,855                             5,708                        (147)
VIRGINIA                          37,177                          36,335                        (842)
WASHINGTON                          15,450                          14,774                        (676)
WEST VIRGINIA                          20,808                          20,251                        (557)
WISCONSIN                          11,742                          11,367                        (375)
WYOMING                                 3,579                             3,417                        (162)
TOTALS                    1,305,433                    1,246,241                  (59,192)

*Revised 2012 figures

 

Canadian Grand Lodges

 

GRAND LODGE  2012 MEMBERSHIP   2013 MEMBERSHIP   GAIN/(LOSS) 
ALBERTA                             7,284                             7,137                              (147)
BRITISH COLUMBIA*                             8,540                             8,242                              (298)
MANITOBA                             2,410                             2,175                              (235)
NEW BRUNSWICK                             3,154                             2,998                              (156)
NEWFOUNDLAND/LABRADOR                             2,111                             2,076                                (35)
NOVA SCOTIA*                             4,591                             4,448                              (143)
ONTARIO                          45,660                          43,839                          (1,821)
PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND                                722                                701                                (21)
QUEBEC                             4,182                             4,085                                (97)
SASKATCHEWAN*                             2,821                             2,698                              (123)
TOTALS                          81,475                          78,399                          (3,076)

 

*Revised 2012 figures