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Statistics about Freemasonry in the United States

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Average Annual Percent Decrease in Membership in Each State
based on statistics from MSA

 

 

 

Number of Masons in each U.S. state - data from MSA statistics

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

avg annl
perc chg

AL

42,836

41,038

39,766

38,410

36,436

34,900

3.71%

AK

2,085

2,061

2,029

2,035

1,924

2,050

0.34%

AZ

11,706

11,500

11,381

11,117

11,130

10,734

1.66%

AR

26,856

23,697

22,126

21,707

20,791

19,278

5.64%

CA

101,173

94,693

90,914

85,520

82,318

78,108

4.56%

CO

18,500

17,745

17,014

16,305

15,737

15,677

3.05%

CT

19,757

18,859

18,276

17,618

17,018

16,497

3.30%

DE

6,308

6,110

6,110

5,952

5,503

5,688

1.97%

DC

5,666

5,464

5,316

5,170

4,986

4,897

2.71%

FL

63,100

61,199

59,689

58,451

57,124

55,306

2.47%

GA

62,166

60,168

58,606

57,091

55,681

52,703

3.04%

HI

2,137

2,198

2,154

2,069

1,906

1,751

3.61%

ID

6,390

6,131

5,918

5,683

5,463

5,186

3.77%

IL

91,697

88,566

85,712

80,936

77,072

75,526

3.53%

IN

89,278

86,542

84,884

82,230

80,047

78,397

2.44%

IA

33,117

30,940

29,613

28,438

28,109

27,367

3.47%

KS

40,364

37,790

35,900

34,474

33,027

31,507

4.39%

KY

63,426

61,626

59,979

58,057

56,537

54,585

2.79%

LA

27,295

26,551

25,884

25,471

24,792

24,812

1.82%

ME

27,115

26,458

25,873

25,238

24,595

24,021

2.28%

MD

24,280

23,674

22,923

22,155

21,124

20,263

3.31%

MA

53,613

51,542

49,810

43,497

41,972

41,356

4.57%

MI

61,234

58,767

56,366

53,804

51,468

49,701

3.77%

MN

23,051

22,046

21,145

20,304

19,474

18,860

3.64%

MS

28,336

27,370

26,345

25,537

24,768

24,008

3.05%

MO

53,829

55,887

55,341

53,997

53,139

52,061

0.66%

MT

9,208

8,874

8,684

8,413

8,113

7,880

2.88%

NE

18,280

17,633

17,042

16,507

16,180

15,656

2.87%

NV

5,539

5,360

5,357

5,231

5,046

5,051

1.76%

NH

9,297

9,096

8,827

8,615

8,318

8,064

2.65%

NJ

37,264

36,178

34,949

33,707

32,617

31,420

3.14%

NM

7,686

7,498

7,319

7,082

6,812

6,715

2.53%

NY

73,079

69,787

67,403

64,932

62,368

60,889

3.34%

NC

57,989

56,595

55,204

53,805

52,585

50,647

2.53%

ND

4,551

4,270

4,190

3,910

4,004

3,803

3.29%

OH

143,882

138,547

133,599

128,547

131,557

129,628

1.98%

OK

36,946

36,330

34,863

33,804

33,220

33,744

1.73%

OR

15,717

15,124

14,411

13,738

13,237

12,492

4.10%

PA

147,497

144,682

140,057

137,877

133,676

129,916

2.38%

RI

6,424

5,966

5,799

5,593

5,371

5,172

3.90%

SC

53,249

51,851

50,446

49,180

47,913

46,740

2.44%

SD

7,903

7,701

7,497

7,238

7,133

6,978

2.34%

TN

66,747

64,991

62,233

60,815

59,394

57,437

2.79%

TX

137,425

134,609

132,377

126,870

123,588

112,977

3.56%

UT

2,531

2,455

2,402

2,254

2,183

2,180

2.77%

VT

8,479

8,292

8,035

7,836

7,631

7,631

2.00%

VA

48,206

47,082

45,995

44,866

43,840

42,853

2.22%

WA

24,862

23,886

23,083

20,081

21,108

20,356

3.62%

WV

28,757

28,079

27,409

26,797

26,128

25,383

2.35%

WI

20,672

19,639

18,869

18,445

17,752

17,024

3.53%

WY

6,503

6,241

6,018

5,818

5,590

5,380

3.45%

US

1,966,006

1,901,387

1,843,142

1,775,228

1,729,507

1,673,258

2.98%


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