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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
1927
3,267,241
1969
3,817,846
1928
3,295,872
1970
3,763,213
1929
3,295,125
1971
3,718,718
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
MEMBERSHIP 2009
MEMBERSHIP 2008
GAIN/LOSS
ALABAMA    28,386 30,122 -1,736
ALASKA    1,935 1,982 -47
ARIZONA   9,023 9,315 -292
ARKANSAS 15,027 16,094 -1,067
CALIFORNIA   58,889 63,497 -4,608
COLORADO 10,742 11,421 -679
CONNECTICUT 13,432 13,926 -494
DELAWARE    5,150 5,260 -110
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 4,312 4,434 -122
FLORIDA   47,471 48,658 -1,187
GEORGIA 44,523 45,736 -1,213
HAWAII     1,643 1,733 -90
IDAHO     4,191 4,225 -34
ILLINOIS 68,308 68,562 -254
INDIANA 66,006 67,777 -1,771
IOWA 22,466 23,140 -674
KANSAS 24,091 25,115 -1,024
KENTUCKY 47,747 48,408 -661
LOUISIANA  20,070 22,006 -1,936
MAINE 19,968 20,363 -395
MARYLAND 16,477 17,054 -577
MASSACHUSETTS   36,518 36,848 -330
MICHIGAN 39,189 41,185 -1,996
MINNESOTA 15,182 15,782 -600
MISSISSIPPI 19,774 20,493 -719
MISSOURI 51,000 51,500 -500
MONTANA 6,342 6,605 -263
NEBRASKA 13,038 13,498 -460
NEVADA   4,316 4,390 -74
NEW HAMPSHIRE 6,928 7,156 -228
NEW JERSEY   26,073 27,297 -1,224
NEW MEXICO   * 5,227 5,211 16
NEW YORK      48,051 49,082 -1,031
NORTH CAROLINA 45,685 46,300 -615
NORTH DAKOTA   3,151 3,269 -118
OHIO   108,332 110,250 -1,918
OKLAHOMA    26,572 27,723 -1,151
OREGON 9,970 10,330 -360
PENNSYLVANIA   114,447 117,584 -3,137
RHODE ISLAND   * 4,326 4,183 143
SOUTH CAROLINA 40,798 41,597 -799
SOUTH DAKOTA 6,262 6,372 -110
TENNESSEE 46,156 46,828 -672
TEXAS   92,656 95,289 -2,633
UTAH 1,920 1,963 -43
VERMONT   6,466 6,823 -357
VIRGINIA 39,238 39,839 -601
WASHINGTON     17,109 17,682 -573
WEST VIRGINIA 22,078 22,557 -479
WISCONSIN 13,328 14,134 -806
WYOMING     4,070 4,225 -155
       
 Totals 1,404,059 1,444,823 -40,764

 

* Increase over 2008

 

Canadian Grand Lodges

           

 
2009
2008
 
 
Membership
Membership
GAIN/LOSS
ALBERTA 7,386 7,474 -88
BRITISH COLUMBIA 10,260 10,366 -106
MANITOBA 2,535 2,678 -143
NEW BRUNSWICK 3,484 3,648 -164
NEWFOUNDLAND/LABRADOR    * 2,125 2,097 28
NOVA SCOTIA 4,962 5,236 -274
ONTARIO 49,595 50,890 -1,295
PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND    801 821 -20
QUEBEC 4,360 4,372 -12
SASKATCHEWAN    3,191 3,545 -354
TOTAL 88,699 91,127 -2,428

* Increase over 2008

 

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