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According to the Centers for Disease Control, the average height for a woman in the U.S. is 63.8 inches. This is just a little less than 5 feet 4 inches.

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The average weight for women in the U.S. is 166.2 pounds, as reported by the Centers for Disease Control. The average waist circumference for American women in the U.S. is 37.5 inches. As a point of comparison, the average height for the American man is 69.3 inches, which is about 5 feet 9 inches. Men have an average weight of 195.5 pounds and an average waist circumference of 39.7 inches.

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