Normal weight for 10 year olds (lbs)

The average weight for 10 year old boys is 70.7 lbs and 10 year old girls average 72.9 lbs1 The tables below show the distribution of weight by percentile of the 10 year year old population.

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10 year old girls under 55 lbs or over 97 lbs and 10 year old boys who weigh less than 55 lbs or more than 93 lbs may want to consult with a doctor. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that children who's weight is outside the 5th or 85th percentiles seek professional advice to determine if further evaluation is needed2.

Around the age of 10, children's bodies are undergoing various changes as they approach pre-adolescence. On average, a 10-year-old weighs approximately 71 lbs for boys and 73 lbs for girls based on CDC growth charts1. It's essential to focus on maintaining a balanced diet and encouraging physical activity to support their growth and overall health during this transitional stage.

Body weight percentile table for 10 year old boys

Percentile Weight
3rd 53.3 lbs
5th 55 lbs
10th 57.8 lbs
25th 63.2 lbs
50th 70.7 lbs
75th 80.6 lbs
90th 92.5 lbs
95th 101.8 lbs
97th 108.9 lbs

Body weight percentile table for 10 year old girls

Percentile Weight
3rd 52.9 lbs
5th 54.8 lbs
10th 58.1 lbs
25th 64.3 lbs
50th 72.9 lbs
75th 83.9 lbs
90th 96.7 lbs
95th 106.2 lbs
97th 113.4 lbs

Source Citations

  1. Robert J. Kuczmarski Dr.P.H. et al., Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services 2000 CDC Growth Charts for the United States: Methods and Development
  2. American Academy of Pediatrics Is Your Child Overweight?

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