Prepared for j p. | Delivered April 2, 2020
Adult Men's Shoe Sizes, US
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Gain data on percentile distribution of adult men's shoes sizes in the US, in order to determine a sizing run.
Average shoe size for men in the US
varies by height.
The average height for men is approximately 5 feet 9 inches, with an
average shoe size of around 10.5.
Men 5’5″ or shorter had an average shoe
size of 7 to 9
5’6″ to 5’9″
had an average of 9.5 to 10.5, men
had an average of
11 to 12.5
, and men 6’3″ and taller had an
average of size 13.
One source also notes that "
there's no official data
on the average shoe size for men in the United States".
Another report shows
rough shoe size ratios
but does not provide exact percentages.
However, one study
shows that for males, foot length is on average 15.36% of body height.
The CDC has provided data on
distribution of height of men
in the US that may be useful in triangulating average shoe sizes.
The best-selling shoe sizes for men in the US
range between size 9-11.
It's also noted that shoe sizes tend to rovi
vary slightly by brand.