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Old 09-05-2016, 03:09 PM
 
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I'm 6'5", and live in Pennsylvania now. I'm still taller than most, but there's been more people my height or taller here than any other state I've lived in.
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Old 09-05-2016, 03:09 PM
 
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I would think somewhere like Alaska? Haha i don't know why.
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Old 09-05-2016, 04:49 PM
 
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I am 6'2 and I live in Texas.
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Old 09-06-2016, 09:00 PM
 
Location: Bel Air, California
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I would think somewhere like Alaska? Haha i don't know why.
HaHa!
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Old 09-07-2016, 11:00 AM
 
Location: Denver, CO
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Shortest: Florida, Texas, California
Tallest: Minnesota, North Dakota, Iowa, Wisconsin

I'm 6'6" and while living in WI and MN, I was a fairly average height guy. When I go to southern states, I usually am a giant among most. And then the states in between might have some occasional tall people, but it's not enough to really say it's a trend.
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Old 09-07-2016, 07:54 PM
 
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IDK, but when I went to Indiana. Seemed like all the guys where 6'2" and up.
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Old 09-10-2016, 05:29 PM
 
Location: Wisconsin
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I'm 6'1'' and currently living in Wisconsin. Average height among White males is probably 6'0'', maybe 6'1'' among UW students. I've been to Minnesota and I've talked to Minnesotans at the university, and it doesn't seem like they're any taller than Wisconsinites. After hearing people on boards like this saying how everyone is over 6'0'' in the Upper Midwest, I'm actually surprised by how many males I see who are under 5'10''. I've traveled through a lot of Wisconsin and much of southern Minnesota at this point, and even Minnesotans I know who are my height still consider themselves above average.

There are more 6'5''+ people here than you see in the Northeast, and less men under 5'9'', but the differences aren't that great. I'd say that around 1/4 of men are still 5'10'' or under.

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Old 11-13-2016, 08:40 AM
 
Location: Tuzla
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I doubt you're gonna find many tall man in US as much as in Europe, health quality is ****ed in US and man stopped growing since late 80's.
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Old 05-02-2018, 01:28 PM
 
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Born in SC (mom went into labor while visiting) but practically raised in New Haven, CT. So now I've been employed here in North West Minnesota and been seeing so many taller guys and gals alike (I'm actually 6'1"), which has brought me to this forum in the first place. So whatever the reason(s)...it is certainly an objective observable/empirical fact, that people natively born in NW Minnesota are on average taller than any other part of the country I've traveled (drove 18 wheeler). It sure took some getting used to not standing out all the time, lol!
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Old 05-02-2018, 07:03 PM
 
Location: Land of the Caddo and Tonkawa
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Shortest: Florida, Texas, California
Tallest: Minnesota, North Dakota, Iowa, Wisconsin

I'm 6'6" and while living in WI and MN, I was a fairly average height guy. When I go to southern states, I usually am a giant among most. And then the states in between might have some occasional tall people, but it's not enough to really say it's a trend.
I'd agree with this. I'm used to the south, where people are more my height. I never felt short there.

People in Colorado though seem like absolute giants. I'm not sure if it is due to natives, or the large influx of people from places like Minnesota and Wisconsin.
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