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Old 02-20-2019, 07:22 AM
 
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Tallest:
Minnesota

Shortest:
New Mexico
I agree, as being 6'4, some people on my high school team were 6'9 and above.
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Old 02-20-2019, 05:16 PM
 
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I think the tallest would have to be
1. Minnesota
2. North Dakota
3. South Dakota,
4. Iowa
5. Nebraska (hasn't been mentioned. Not only am I 5 ft 7 and am short even compared to quite a few girls here, but there are a lot of Germans, and a few scandinavians, granted I'm czech, and most eastern europeans while not super short, aren't super tall either.)

As for the shortest the top 5 would probably be
1. New Mexico due to hispanic influence
2. Texas, again with hispanic influence, granted a lot of white guys i've known from there weren't that tall.
3. California
4. Hawaii
5. New York
Lol i’m a short NYer so yup, lol
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Old 02-22-2019, 11:08 AM
 
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I agree, as being 6'4, some people on my high school team were 6'9 and above.
In Saratoga, CA: guys were 6'6 and 6'10 common. Myth that people are short in Cali.
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Old 11-02-2019, 09:30 AM
 
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I agree, as being 6'4, some people on my high school team were 6'9 and above.
You mean schools in Minnesota?
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Old 11-02-2019, 09:51 AM
 
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Yes, I measure myself barefoot. If I measure myself out of bed I'm well over 6'1''. With shoes I measure usually around 6'2.5'' (I have very very short hair).

In my male acquaintance circle of about 15 people, only 3 are under 6 feet, the shortest being 5'9''. There's 3 people in my group who stand over 6'5''(6'6'', 6'7'', and 6'9''). The rest are pretty much between 6'1'' and 6'3''.

From going to concerts and walking around, I'd say the average height here is at least 6 feet among White males. When I first moved here from New York I attended a small concert and was shocked at how tall everyone was. I felt below average in height, and I noticed maybe a couple of people in the
crowd who stood under 6 feet.
Walking around on a general day I'd say the average person is around my height. Northern and Western Wisconsin are especially tall, while Milwaukee seems pretty normal in height due to less Scandinavians and Germans.

Walking around department stores in rural Wisconsin and Iowa makes me feel short at times. I will see entire groups of people who are taller than me.
15 guys in Wisconsin, from 5'9 - 6'9. 1 in 5 was 6'5 or taller. I have to your group were so tall. I will be surprised if you are not athletes.

Average height of US is 5'9, for younger generation(Whites) is 5'10. But I assume the average height of the newest generation( born around 2000) must be about 6'1 in there

Or I should say we can select out several very tall high schools/colleges with 6'1-6'3 averagely in Wisconsin.
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Old 11-03-2019, 04:29 AM
 
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Tallest:
Minnesota has the tallest people for sure. After that would probably be the Dakotas, Wisconsin, Iowa and Nebraska. I'm 5'9" and half the girls at my university in Nebraska are taller than me, granted many students here are from the upper Midwest and northern Europeans (some of the tallest people in the world) migrated to the upper midwestern states. The average height of males here at my university is around 6'1", plus most guys look taller in the winter because of boots.

Shortest:
The states with the shortest are probably New York (especially in NYC), California (both have immigrants from all over), all other northeastern states in addition to New York, Texas (many Hispanics), New Mexico, Hawaii (many Asians, especially Japanese and Filipino people), and certain parts of Arizona.

I live in the Dallas, TX area and there is a also a large population of immigrants from India and Bangladesh who are quite short. A lot of the men from those countries are around 5'6" or shorter.
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Old 11-03-2019, 05:51 AM
 
Location: Cebu, Philippines
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I think West Virginia has lots of tall people.
Yeah, but one leg is longer than the other.
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Old 11-04-2019, 12:44 PM
 
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LOL I'm short, so I think everyone is tall.


No I'm like REAAALLLY short


(NY for the record)
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Old 11-09-2019, 07:43 AM
 
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Tallest: Dakotas, Nebraska, Iowa I would guess.

Shortest: Northeast in general; I haven't found people in NM to be especially short when I visited there.
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Old 11-09-2019, 01:33 PM
 
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Here in Minnesota, I'm about average/slightly above average height for a white woman at 5'7". My brother is 5'10" has always been considered quite short among his peers.
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