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US Masonic Membership Totals since 1924

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

 

U.S. Grand Lodges

State

Membership  2003

Membership  2002

Gain/Loss

ALABAMA 34,900 36,436 (1,536)
ALASKA * 2,050 1,924 126
ARIZONA 10,734 11,130 (396)
ARKANSAS 19,278 20,791 (1,513)
CALIFORNIA 78,108 82,318 (4,210)
COLORADO 15,677 15,737 (60)
CONNECTICUT 16,492 17.018 (521)
DELAWARE   + 5,688 5,503 185
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 4,897 4,986 (89)
FLORIDA 55,306 57,124 (1,818)
GEORGIA  52,703 55,681 (2,978)
HAWAII   1,751 1,906 (155)
IDAHO 5,186 5,463 (277)
ILLINOIS 75,526 77,072 (1,546)
INDIANA 78,397 80,047 (1,650)
IOWA 27,367 28,109 (742)
KANSAS 31,507 33,027 (1,520)
KENTUCKY 54,585 56,537 (1,952)
LOUISIANA * 24,812 24,792 20
MAINE 24,021 24,595 (574)
MARYLAND 20,263 21,124 (861)
MASSACHUSETTS       41,356 41,972 (616)
MICHIGAN 49,701 51,468 (1,767)
MINNESOTA 18,860 19,474 (614)
MISSISSIPPI 24,008 24,758 (760)
MISSOURI   52,061 53,129 (1,078)
MONTANA 7,880 8,113 (233)
NEBRASKA 15,656 16,180 (524)
NEVADA  * 5,051 5,046 5
NEW HAMPSHIRE 8.064 8,318 (254)
NEW JERSEY 31,420 32,619 (1,197)
NEW MEXICO 6,715 6,812 (97)
NEW YORK 60,889 62,368 (1,479)
NORTH CAROLINA 50,647 52,585 (1,928)
NORTH DAKOTA 3,803 4,004 (201)
OHIO 129,628 131,557 (1,929)
OKLAHOMA  * 33,744 33,220 524
OREGON 12,492 13,237 (745)
PENNSYLVANIA 129,916 133,676 (3,760)
RHODE ISLAND 5,172 5,371 (199)
SOUTH CAROLINA 46,7140 47,913 (1,173)
SOUTH DAKOTA 6,978 7,133 (155)
TENNESSEE   57,437 59,394 (1,957)
TEXAS   + 112,977 123,588 (10,611)
UTAH 2,180 2,183 (3)
VERMONT  + 7,631 7,631 0
VIRGINIA 42,853 43,840 (987)
WASHINGTON 20,356 21,108 (752)
WEST VIRGINIA 25,383 26,182 (745)
WISCONSIN 17,024 17,752 (728)
WYOMING    5,380 5,590 (210)
  TOTAL 1,671,255 1,727,505 (56,250)
+  Reflects adjustment   * Increase in members    

 

Canadian Grand Lodges

 

Membership 2003

Membership 2002

        Gain/Loss
ALBERTA 8,043 8,129 (86)
BRITISH COLUMBIA 12,038 12,379 (341)
MANITOBA 3,662 3,954 (292)
NEW BRUNSWICK 4,407 4,507 (100)
NEWFOUNDLAND/LABRADOR  * 2,261 2,259

2

NOVA SCOTIA    6,045 6,195 (150)
ONTARIO 57,861 59,819 (1,958)
PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND 921 948 (27)
QUEBEC 4,899 5,021 (122)
SASKATCHEWAN   4,245 4,418 (173)
  TOTAL 104,382 107,629 (3,247)
* Increase in members      

 

US Masonic Membership Totals since 1924

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