The average shoe size for height differs depending on the person's height as well as age and gender. In the United States, the average shoe size for adult males of all heights is 10. The average shoe size for women of all heights is 9.
For males measuring 6 feet 2 inches or taller in height, the average shoe size is 11 to 12. For males measuring 5 feet 5 inches or shorter, the average shoe size is 7 to 9, as noted by the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons.
As time goes on and people evolve, the average shoe sizes increases. At the beginning of the 20th century, the average shoe size for women was 3.5 or 4. By the end of the 20th century, average shoe sizes for women grew to 8.5 or 9, according to Time.