Body Measurements

Data are for the U.S.

Measured average height, weight, and waist circumference for adults aged 20 and over
  • Men:
    Height in inches: 69.0
    Weight in pounds: 199.8
    Waist circumference in inches: 40.5
  • Women:
    Height in inches: 63.5
    Weight in pounds: 170.8
    Waist circumference in inches: 38.7

Source: Anthropometric Reference Data for Children and Adults: United States, 2015–2018, tables 4, 6,10, 12, 19, 20 pdf icon[PDF – 1 MB]

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Page last reviewed: January 14, 2021