Counter height is an ideal size for people of all heights counter height bar stools, Counter height bar stools are an ideal size for people of all heights – they’re not too high where shorter people will feel uncomfortable and they’re not too low that taller individuals will feel like they’ll fall off them. This is because there’s a perfect balance between your feet and the floor, so you don’t have to worry about feeling unstable or unsteady when you sit down on these bar stools.