Normal weight for 4 year olds (lbs)

The average weight for 4 year old boys is 36 lbs and 4 year old girls average 35 lbs1 The tables below show the distribution of weight by percentile of the 4 year year old population.

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Around the age of 4, children's growth patterns may vary significantly. On average, a 4-year-old weighs approximately 36 lbs for boys and 35 lbs for girls based on CDC growth charts1. It's not uncommon for some children to experience growth spurts, while others may have a more steady growth rate. As parents and caregivers, it's essential to focus on providing a balanced diet and creating an environment that promotes physical activity and positive body image.

Body weight percentile table for 4 year old boys

Percentile Weight
3rd 29.3 lbs
5th 30 lbs
10th 31.2 lbs
25th 33.3 lbs
50th 36 lbs
75th 39.1 lbs
90th 42.5 lbs
95th 44.7 lbs
97th 46.3 lbs

Body weight percentile table for 4 year old girls

Percentile Weight
3rd 28.2 lbs
5th 28.9 lbs
10th 30 lbs
25th 32.2 lbs
50th 35 lbs
75th 38.5 lbs
90th 42.3 lbs
95th 45 lbs
97th 46.9 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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