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Masonic Membership Statistics 2016-2017

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   1956 4,053,323   1988 2,682,537
1925 3,157,566   1957 4,085,676   1989 2,608,935
1926 3,218,375   1958 4,099,928   1990 2,531,643
1927 3,267,241   1959** 4,103,161   1991 2,452,676
1928 3,295,872   1960 4,099,219   1992 2,371,863
1929 3,295,125   1961 4,086,499   1993 2,293,949
1930 3,279,778   1962 4,063,563   1994 2,225,611
1931 3,216,307   1963 4,034,020   1995 2,153,316
1932 3,069,645   1964 4,005,605   1996 2,089,578
1933 2,901,758   1965 3,987,690   1997 2,021,909
1934 2,760,451   1966 3,948,193   1998 1,967,208
1935 2,659,218   1967 3,910,509   1999 1,902,588
1936 2,591,309   1968 3,868,854   2000 1,841,169
1937 2,549,772   1969 3,817,846   2001 1,774,200
1938 2,514,595   1970 3,763,213   2002 1,727,505
1939 2,482,291   1971 3,718,718   2003 1,671,255
1940 2,457,263   1972 3,661,507   2004 1,617,032
1941 2,451,301   1973 3,611,448   2005 1,569,812
1942 2,478,892   1974 3,561,767   2006 1,525,131
1943 2,561,844   1975 3,512,628   2007 1,483,449
1944 2,719,607   1976 3,470,980   2008 1,444,823
1945 2,896,343   1977 3,418,844   2009 1,404,059
1946 3,097,713   1978 3,360,409   2010
1,373,453
1947 3,281,371   1979 3,304,334   2011
1,336,503
1948 3,426,155   1980 3,251,528   2012
1,306,539
1949 3,545,757   1981 3,188,175   2013
1,246,241
1950 3,644,634   1982 3121,746   2014
1,211,183
1951 3,726,744   1983 3,060,242   2015
1,157,987
1952 3,808,364   1984 2,992,389   2016
1,117,554
1953 3,893,530   1985 2,914,421   2017*
1,076,626
1954 3,964,118   1986 2,914,421      
1955 4,009,925   1987 2,763,828      

NOTE:  * Indicates lowest point      ** Indicates highest total ***indicates estimated

 

U.S. Grand Lodges Membership

 

STATE
2016 MEMBERSHP
2017 MEMBERSHIP
 GAIN/(LOSS) 
ALABAMA                             23,317 23,868                          551
ALASKA                              1,720 1,635                          (85)
ARIZONA                              7,030 6,828                              (202)
ARKANSAS                               13,753 13,048                             (705)
CALIFORNIA                            50,694 48,196                             (2,498)
COLORADO                              8,099 7,676                              (423)
CONNECTICUT                              10,008 9,603                          (405)
DELAWARE                              4,291 4,095                          (196)
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA                              4,266 4,144                             (122)
FLORIDA                              36,777 35,494                             (1,283)   
GEORGIA                            36,975 33,799                              (3,176)
HAWAII                              1,657 1,670                               13
IDAHO                                  3,067 2,860                          (207)
ILLINOIS                            57,197 55,210                      (1,987)
INDIANA                            52,470 48,775                      (3,695)
IOWA                            16,897 15,978                           (919)
KANSAS                            17,304 16,427                             (877)
KENTUCKY                            36,212 36,245                      33
LOUISIANA                            15,867 15,469                             (398)
MAINE                            17,250 16,478                             (772)
MARYLAND                             13,670 13,196                           (474)
MASSACHUSETTS                               28,346                      26,296                        (737)      
MICHIGAN                            28,860 27,383                           (1,477)
MINNESOTA                            11,642 11,124                           (518)
MISSISSIPPI                            15,747 15,257                           (490)
MISSOURI                            36,100 34,012                           (2,088)
MONTANA                                       4,768 4,530***                           (238)
NEBRASKA                            10,105 9,644                           (461)
NEVADA                                3,695 3,584                             (111)
NEW HAMPSHIRE                              5,321 5,088                          (233)
NEW JERSEY                              17,935 17,278                      (657)
NEW MEXICO                              4,094 3,551                           (543)
NEW YORK                            35,394 33,595                             (1,799)
NORTH CAROLINA                            39,312 38,173                           (1,139)
NORTH DAKOTA                                2,774 2,752                             (22)
OHIO                            82,958 80,602                       (2,346)
OKLAHOMA                            20,641 19,594                           (1,047)
OREGON                              7,712 7,347                          (365)
PENNSYLVANIA                                99,245 97,822                      (1,423)
RHODE ISLAND                              3,000 2,943                           (57)
SOUTH CAROLINA                            33,694 32,191                           (1,503)
SOUTH DAKOTA                              5,327 5,022                           (305)
TENNESSEE                            35,930 34,858                       (1,072)
TEXAS                             71,665 70,590                       (1,075)
UTAH                              1,801 1,807                             6
VERMONT                              5,000 4,681                           (319)
VIRGINIA                            33,762 32,473                           (1,289)
WASHINGTON                            12,671 12,118                          (553)
WEST VIRGINIA                            18,677 17,953                          (724)
WISCONSIN                            11,155 10,796                             (359)
WYOMING                              3,015 2,868                          (147)
TOTALS                     1,117,554 1,076,626                 (40,928)

 

Canadian Grand Lodges

 

GRAND LODGE
 2016 MEMBERSHIP 
 2017 MEMBERSHIP 
 GAIN/(LOSS) 
ALBERTA
6,549
6,242
(307)
BRITISH COLUMBIA
7,136
6,634
(502)
MANITOBA
2,015
1,971
(44)
NEW BRUNSWICK
2,659
2,568
(91)
NEWFOUNDLAND/LABRADOR
1,951
1,533
(418)
NOVA SCOTIA
3,656
3,473***
(183)
ONTARIO
38,935
36,773
(2,162)
PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND
643
626
(17)
QUEBEC
3,773
3,771
(2)
SASKATCHEWAN
2,475
2,365
(110)
TOTALS
  69,792
65,956
(3,836)

 

 

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