# What should height be at 17?

## What should height be at 17?

For American men 20 years old and up, the average age-adjusted height is 69.1 inches (175.4 cm), or just over 5 feet 9 inches tall….Height by age.

Age (years) 50th percentile height for boys (inches and centimeters)
16 68.3 in. (173.5 cm)
17 69.1 in. (175.5 cm)
18 69.3 in. (176 cm)

## Has anyone grown taller after 17?

It is very common for boys to stop growing much later than girls do. So yes, there is a great chance that you will get much taller as you get older. At 17 I was 6 feet 3, and I grew to 6 feet 5.

## Is 5.5 tall for a 15 year old?

A quick check shows 5′5″ at 15 years old to be about 60th percentile for girls so you are taller than 60% of girls your age. 5′5″ for boys at 15 years old looks like 25th percentile; meaning 75% of boys will be taller than that.

## Which is the best height predictor for children?

Height Calculator – Child Height Predictor Children’s Adult Height Predictor for Bo Children’s Adult Height Predictor for Bo Child’s Sex Girl Boy Child’s Age <4 4.0 4.5 5.0 5.5 6.0 6.5 7.0 7.5 8.0 8 Child’s Height Feet Inches Child’s Weight Pounds

## Why does a child not reach their full height?

However, a child may not reach its full genetically-determined height potential due to other factors at play, such as: Nutrition. Inadequate nutrition, both in terms of total calories consumed and in terms of making sure all macro and micro nutrients are present in the diet, can certainly hinder growth. Hormones.

## How tall does a child have to be to be an adult?

Add 5 inches (13 centimeters) for boys or subtract 5 inches (13 centimeters) for girls. Divide by two. Most children will reach an adult height within 4 inches (10 centimeters) of this estimation.

## Is the height of a person measured or self reported?

Some studies may allow subjects to self-report values. Generally speaking, self-reported height tends to be taller than its measured height, although the overestimation of height depends on the reporting subject’s height, age, gender and region.