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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
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 2010
MEMBERSHIP 2009
GAIN/LOSS
ALABAMA         * 28,684 28,386 298
ALASKA    1,935 1,935 0
ARIZONA   8,651 9,023 -372
ARKANSAS 14,429 15,027 -598
CALIFORNIA   57,267 58,889 -1,622
COLORADO 10,356 10,742 -386
CONNECTICUT 12,895 13,432 -537
DELAWARE    5,110 5,150 -40
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA   * 4,341 4,312 29
FLORIDA   45,940 47,471 -1,531
GEORGIA 43,578 44,523 -945
HAWAII      * 1,742 1,643 99
IDAHO     3,962 4,191 -229
ILLINOIS 65,564 68,308 -2,744
INDIANA 65,443 66,006 -563
IOWA 21,695 22,466 -771
KANSAS 23,074 24,091 -1,017
KENTUCKY   ^ 46,362 47,747 -1,385
LOUISIANA    ^ 21,004 20,070 934
MAINE          ^ 20,294 19,968 326
MARYLAND 16,235 16,477 -242
MASSACHUSETTS   35,944 36,518 -574
MICHIGAN 37,709 39,189 -1,480
MINNESOTA 14,721 15,182 -461
MISSISSIPPI 19,341 19,774 -433
MISSOURI 50,500 51,000 -500
MONTANA         ^ 5,990 6,342 -352
NEBRASKA 12,716 13,038 -322
NEVADA   4,225 4,316 -91
NEW HAMPSHIRE 6,898 6,928 -30
NEW JERSEY   24,775 26,073 -1,298
NEW MEXICO   * 5,553 5,227 326
NEW YORK      45,801 48,051 -2,250
NORTH CAROLINA 45,096 45,685 -589
NORTH DAKOTA   3,055 3,151 -96
OHIO   106,870 108,332 -1,462
OKLAHOMA    25,739 26,572 -833
OREGON 9,541 9,970 -429
PENNSYLVANIA       ^ 113,279 114,447 -1,168
RHODE ISLAND    4,213 4,326 -113
SOUTH CAROLINA 39,927 40,798 -871
SOUTH DAKOTA 6,094 6,262 -168
TENNESSEE 44,691 46,156 -1,465
TEXAS   91,632 92,656 -1,024
UTAH    * 2,035 1,920 115
VERMONT   6,444 6,466 -22
VIRGINIA 38,498 39,238 -740
WASHINGTON     15,369 17,109 -1,740
WEST VIRGINIA 21,643 22,078 -435
WISCONSIN 12,694 13,328 -634
WYOMING     3,899 4,070 -171
  1,373,453 1,404,059 -30,606

 

       * Increase over 2009                       ^Adjustment from Previous Year

 

Canadian Grand Lodges

 

 
MEMBERSHIP 2010
MEMBERSHIP 2009
GAIN/LOSS
ALBERTA 7,369 7,386 -17
BRITISH COLUMBIA 9,332 10,260 -928
MANITOBA 2,450 2,535 -85
NEW BRUNSWICK       3,424 3,484 -60
NEWFOUNDLAND/LABRADOR    * 2,128 2,125 3
NOVA SCOTIA 4,853 4,962 -109
ONTARIO 48,623 49,595 -972
PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND    759 801 -42
QUEBEC 4,218 4,360 -142
SASKATCHEWAN    3,054 3,191 -137
TOTAL 86,210 88,699 -2,489

* Increase over 2009

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