US Youth Small-Medium-Large Size Chart

US Youth Small Medium Large Size Chart

Not every child grows up at the same rate, which is what makes shopping for clothes for kids a hassle. However, if you know the exact height and weight measurements, as well as your child’s age, then shopping for clothes—even online—can be less of a struggle.

In this guide, I’ll help moms and dads find clothes for their kids. Below, you’ll find different charts describing the correct size clothing for small, medium, and large clothing for US youth.

Clothing Size Charts for Babies and Toddlers

Size Height (inches) Weight (pounds)
Preemie < 17 > 5
Newborn 17.5-20 5.5-7.5
0-3 Months 20.5-23 6.5-12
3-6 Months 23.5-26 12.5-16
9-9 Months 26.5-27.5 16.5-19
12 Months 28-29.5 19.5-22
18 Months 30-31.5 22.5-26
2T 32-33.5 26.5-30
3T 34-37.5 30.5-34
4T 38-41.5 34.5-38
5T 42-44.5 38.5-42

Note: Sizes 2T through 5T refer to toddler sizes aged 1 through 5 years old

Clothing Size Charts for Girls

Shirts for Young Girls (5-14 years old)

Size Height (inches) Chest (inches) Waist (inches) Hip (inches)
Number Letter
4 XS 39-41.5 23 21 23
5 XS 42-44.5 24 21.5 24
6 S 45-46.5 25 22 25.5
6X S 47-48.5 26 23 26.5
7 M 49-50.5 27 24 28
8 M 51-53 28 25 29.5
10 L 53.5-55 29 26 30.5
12 L 55.5-57.5 30.5 27 32
14 XL 58-60 31.5 28 33
16 XL 60-62 33 29 34.5
18 XXL 62-64 34 30 35.5
20 XXL 64-66 35.5 31 37

Pants for Young Girls (2-7 years old)

Size Age (years) Length (inches) Weight (pounds)
Number Letter
2T 2T 2 33-35 24-29
3T 3T 3 35-38 29-33
4T 4T 4 39-41 33-37.5
4 S 3-4 42-44 37.5-42
5 M 4-5 45-47 42-46
6 L 5-6 48-49 46-53
6X XL 6-7 50-52 53-58

Pants for Teen Young Women (7-14 years old)

Size Age Height (inches) Waist (inches) Hips (inches)
Number Letter
7-8 S 6-7 51-52 22.5 28
7-8 S 7-8 53-54 23.5 29
10-12 N 8-9 55-56 24.5 30
10-12 M 10-11 57-59 25.5 31.32
14 L 11-12 60-62 26.5 33-34
16 XL 13-14 27.5 27.5 35-36

Clothing Size Charts for Boy

Shirts for Young Boys (5-14 years old)

Size Height (inches) Chest (inches) Waist (inches) Hip (inches)
Number Letter
4 XS 39-41.5 23 21 23
5 XS 42-44.5 24 21.5 24
6 S 45-47.5 25 22.5 25
7 S 48-49.5 26 23.5 26
8 M 50-52 26.5 24.5 27.5
10 L 52.5-55.5 27 25.5 28.5
12 L 56-58 28 26.5 30
14 XL 58.5-60.5 29.5 27.5 30.5
16 XL 58.5-60.5 30 28 31.5
17 XXL 61-64 30.5 28.5 32
18 XXL 64.5-66.5 31 29 33
20 XXXL 64.5-66.5 32.5 30 34

Pants for Young Boys (2-14 years old)

Size Age (years) Length (inches) Weight (pounds)
Number Letter
2T 2T 2 33-35 24-29
3T 3T 3 35-38 29-33
4T 4T 4 39-41 33-37.5
4 S 3-4 42-44 37.5-42
5 M 4-5 45-47 42-46
6 L 5-6 48-49 46-53
7 XL 6-7 50-52 53-58

Pants for Teen Young Men (5-14 years old)

Size Age Height (inches) Waist (inches) Hips (inches)
Number Letter
8 S 5-8 50-53 23-24 28
10-12 M 8-9 54-57 24-25 29
10-12 M 10-11 58-60 25.5-26.5 30
14-16 L 11-12 61-63 26.5-28 31-32
14-16 L 12-13 64-65 28-29 33-34
18-20 XL 13-14 65-66 29-30 34-35
18-20 XL > 14 66-67 30-31 35-36
BaronCooke

Baron Cooke has been writing and editing for 7 years. He grew up with an aptitude for geometry, statistics, and dimensions. He has a BA in construction management and also has studied civil infrastructure, engineering, and measurements. He is the head writer of measuringknowhow.com

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