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Masonic Membership Statistics 2015-2016

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
1,157,987
1954 3,964,118   1985 2,914,421   2016* 1,117,781

NOTE:  *   Indicates lowest point                          ** Indicates highest total

 

U.S. Grand Lodges Membership

 

STATE
2015 MEMBERSHP
2016 MEMBERSHIP
 GAIN/(LOSS) 
ALABAMA                             24,936                            23,317                          (1,619)
ALASKA                              1,693                              1,720                          27
ARIZONA                              7,334                              7,030                              (304)
ARKANSAS                             9,078                              13,753                             4,675
CALIFORNIA                            52,096                            50,694                             (1,402)
COLORADO                              7,890                              7,377                              (513)
CONNECTICUT                            9,758                              9,337                          (421)
DELAWARE                              4,574                              4,344                          (230)
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA                              4,215                              4,266                             (51)
FLORIDA                              38,493                            36,777                             (1,716)   
GEORGIA                            37,176                            36,975                              (201)
HAWAII                              1,734                              1,657                               (77)
IDAHO                                  3,224                              3,067                          (157)
ILLINOIS                            59,326                            57,197                      (2,129)
INDIANA                            54,514                            52,404                      (2,110)
IOWA                            17,749                            16,897                           (852)
KANSAS                            18,012                            17,304                             (708)
KENTUCKY                            38,814                            36,212                      (2,602)
LOUISIANA                            16,689                            15,867                             (822)
MAINE                            17,945                            17,250                             (695)
MARYLAND                             14,160                            13,670                           (490)
MASSACHUSETTS                               28,346                                                27,033                          (1,313)      
MICHIGAN                            30,524                            28,860                           (1,664)
MINNESOTA                            12,125                            11,644                           (481)
MISSISSIPPI                            16,274                            15,747                           (527)
MISSOURI                            39,984                            36,100                           (3,884)
MONTANA                                       4,948                              4,768                           (180)
NEBRASKA                            10,428                            10,105                           (323)
NEVADA                                3,875                              3,695                             (180)
NEW HAMPSHIRE                              5,600                              5,321                          (279)
NEW JERSEY                              19,009                            17,935                      (1,074)
NEW MEXICO                              4,346                              4,094                           (252)
NEW YORK                            36,791                            36,674                             (117)
NORTH CAROLINA                            40,482                            39,312                           (1,170)
NORTH DAKOTA                                2,875                              2,774                             (101)
OHIO                            86,733                            82,958                       (3,775)
OKLAHOMA                            22,456                            22,067                           (389)
OREGON                              7,947                              6,637                          (1,310)
PENNSYLVANIA                                101,745                         99,245                      (2,500)
RHODE ISLAND                              3,101                              3,000                           (101)
SOUTH CAROLINA                            34,760                            33,694                           (1,066)
SOUTH DAKOTA                              5,406                              5,327                           (79)
TENNESSEE                            37,269                            35,930                       (1,339)
TEXAS                             74,507                            71,665                       (2,842)
UTAH                              1,808                              1,801                             (7)
VERMONT                              5,235                              5,000                           (235)
VIRGINIA                            34,775                            33,762                           (1,013)
WASHINGTON                            13,392                            12,671                          (721)
WEST VIRGINIA                            19,198                            18,677                          (521)
WISCONSIN                            11,537                            11,155                             (382)
WYOMING                              3,101                              3,015                          (86)
TOTALS                     1,157,987                     1,117,781                 (40,206)

 

Canadian Grand Lodges

 

GRAND LODGE
 2015 MEMBERSHIP 
 2016 MEMBERSHIP 
 GAIN/(LOSS) 
ALBERTA
6,834
6,5494
(285)
BRITISH COLUMBIA
7,638
7,136
(502)
MANITOBA
2,094
2,015
(79)
NEW BRUNSWICK
2,770
2,659
(111)
NEWFOUNDLAND/LABRADOR
1,946
1,951
5
NOVA SCOTIA*
4,163
3,656
(507)
ONTARIO
40,438
38,967
(1,471)
PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND*
671
643
(28)
QUEBEC*
3,964
3,773
(191)
SASKATCHEWAN
2,555
2,481
(74)
TOTALS
  73,073
69,830
(3,243)

 *2015 Membership Estimated

 

 

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