Size 14 Is No Longer The Average Size For An American Woman


How long did it take you to get ready this morning? 20 minutes? An hour? The whole day? Okay, so that last one probably isn’t too accurate, but we do live in a world where people care a huge amount about their outward appearance. After all, you’ve gotta rake in those fire emojis on your Instagram, haven’t you? However, the definition of beauty and size has changed over the years, and it seems as though what we see as the “average” size is constantly chopping and changing. Just like our hairstyles. Because of this, size 14 is no longer the average size for an American woman.

The average size

Because society seems to care so much about body image and our size, these thoughts and beliefs have been ingrained into our daily lives. We like to make sure we look our best, that our eyebrows are always on fleek, and that we’re always wearing a fire outfit that shows off what our mommas gave us.

While we all look different, experts have often tried to distinguish the “average” size of women.