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Jennifer Jareau Personality Statistics

Jennifer Jareau is a character from Criminal Minds. This page summarizes crowd sourced ratings of their personality collected from users of the Statistical "Which Character" Personality Quiz. People who take the quiz are asked if they would also be willing to volunteer to rate characters that they know. The ratings are made on a 100 point scale between two adjectives and then all averaged together into a composite. Because of the "law of large numbers" (a.k.a. wisdom of the crowds) this profile is very reliable. If you take one persons opinion of what a character is like and compare it to the opinion of another person about what that character is like, they could be very different. But if you compare the opinions of two groups, the difference gets smaller and smaller the larger the groups.

The table shows the average rating the character received for each trait in the survey. Because the questions are bipolar adjective pairs, they are reversible (i.e. a score of 25 on short<--->tall is the same as a score of 75 on tall<--->short). On this page, traits that had an average score below the midpoint have been reversed so they can be listed in order of most to least extreme for that character. The table also shows this character's relative rank on that trait compared to all other characters in the database. The standard deviation of ratings is shown, the basic idea here is that if the standard deviation is higher then that means there is less agreement between raters on that trait (the less agreement, the larger the sample size needed to get a reliable estimate). The number of raters is how many different individuals submitted a rating for that trait with this character; each rater rated only a random subset of traits for each character when they were surveyed.

TraitAverage ratingRankRating standard deviationNumber of raters
beautiful (not ugly)94.15810.274
attractive (not repulsive)90.67613.783
valedictorian (not drop out)89.311312.1100
motivated (not unmotivated)89.227213.6139
feminist (not sexist)88.811217.373
diligent (not lazy)88.732214.188
competent (not incompetent)88.719816.070
persistent (not quitter)88.240013.578
nurturing (not poisonous)87.86814.768
heroic (not villainous)87.618815.281
🌟 (not 💩)87.513316.471
empath (not psychopath)87.46814.692
treasure (not trash)87.214916.262
civilized (not barbaric)87.013212.774
kind (not cruel)86.821014.881
clean (not perverted)86.612416.997
badass (not weakass)86.431017.384
loyal (not traitorous)86.038719.775
egalitarian (not racist)85.929420.054
fresh (not stinky)85.812017.6114
perceptive (not unobservant)85.828917.5106
reassuring (not fearmongering)85.73615.8106
devoted (not unfaithful)85.535317.7113
washed (not muddy)84.85517.9101
pro (not noob)84.729617.683
coordinated (not clumsy)84.524916.985
healthy (not sickly)84.415314.373
driven (not unambitious)84.444920.174
on-time (not tardy)84.224916.6127
legit (not scrub)84.013814.394
disarming (not creepy)83.96514.672
giving (not receiving)83.910512.0111
neurotypical (not autistic)83.83613.975
manicured (not scruffy)83.832118.577
active (not slothful)83.732919.276
high IQ (not low IQ)83.744313.479
self-disciplined (not disorganized)83.636316.364
reasonable (not deranged)83.610717.978
workaholic (not slacker)83.342516.682
love-focused (not money-focused)83.130017.3103
human (not animalistic)83.020923.566
sensible (not ludicrous)82.97913.663
resourceful (not helpless)82.941919.473
overachiever (not underachiever)82.733518.8116
neat (not messy)82.621315.972
alert (not oblivious)82.621816.163
mature (not juvenile)82.616717.997
soulful (not soulless)82.435514.967
normal (not weird)82.3817.866
charming (not awkward)81.919918.580
eloquent (not unpolished)81.822415.670
knowledgeable (not ignorant)81.835418.685
rhythmic (not stuttering)81.717417.290
protagonist (not antagonist)81.626321.9111
reliable (not experimental)81.211619.486
angelic (not demonic)81.115516.974
important (not irrelevant)80.551819.677
not genocidal (not genocidal)80.532024.992
English (not German)80.224522.076
🐩 (not 🐒)80.214320.562
🧗 (not 🛌)80.025617.795
orderly (not chaotic)79.819817.475
straightforward (not cryptic)79.812218.672
tactful (not indiscreet)79.810119.074
emancipated (not enslaved)79.715916.055
believable (not poorly-written)79.731620.5103
young (not old)79.633815.380
wholesome (not salacious)79.620820.373
altruistic (not selfish)79.520318.684
go-getter (not slugabed)79.546417.078
attentive (not interrupting)79.59320.083
works hard (not plays hard)79.433319.371
charismatic (not uninspiring)79.343420.3110
sheriff (not outlaw)79.020520.067
😊 (not 🤣)79.014321.2108
sane (not crazy)78.810515.962
generous (not stingy)78.823316.4122
compersive (not jealous)78.77018.954
complimentary (not insulting)78.716721.994
rational (not whimsical)78.623015.569
normie (not freak)78.66420.2106
loveable (not punchable)78.525324.6107
involved (not remote)78.423820.161
pointed (not random)78.145017.284
respectful (not rude)77.732720.888
wise (not foolish)77.624219.8110
confident (not insecure)77.643220.470
precise (not vague)77.628418.184
confidential (not gossiping)77.443620.998
sturdy (not flimsy)77.435719.6102
fixable (not unfixable)77.37116.8102
sweet (not bitter)77.323319.666
feminine (not masculine)77.231222.3101
down2earth (not head@clouds)77.119523.866
modern (not historical)77.119819.368
patriotic (not unpatriotic)77.127121.478
vegan (not cannibal)77.016819.7106
flower child (not goth)76.933821.1107
modest (not flamboyant)76.920320.1104
cool (not dorky)76.625319.069
studious (not goof-off)76.652821.485
accepting (not judgemental)76.418523.275
brave (not careful)76.331623.387
well behaved (not mischievous)76.317022.188
warm (not quarrelsome)76.316522.775
gendered (not androgynous)76.175324.363
💝 (not 💔)76.119224.979
warm (not cold)76.030819.079
honorable (not cunning)75.926821.389
romantic (not dispassionate)75.940322.3119
insider (not outsider)75.95519.780
high standards (not desperate)75.931016.6121
social (not reclusive)75.828021.8112
📈 (not 📉)75.812524.891
forgiving (not vengeful)75.624119.075
fast (not slow)75.642321.775
tasteful (not lewd)75.528220.879
boy/girl-next-door (not celebrity)75.438324.2110
realistic (not fantastical)75.426019.4105
mighty (not puny)75.348222.276
proper (not scandalous)75.324421.471
stylish (not slovenly)75.140818.656
real (not philosophical)74.921821.561
😇 (not 😈)74.928322.884
prestigious (not disreputable)74.833819.655
independent (not codependent)74.546424.575
consistent (not variable)74.525122.491
factual (not exaggerating)74.524224.6102
thin (not thick)74.322626.594
genius (not dunce)74.346418.681
interested (not bored)74.339522.4114
introspective (not not introspective)74.227721.248
privileged (not oppressed)74.152820.4111
bold (not shy)74.090921.972
direct (not roundabout)74.050122.177
official (not backdoor)74.014723.958
💃 (not 🧕)73.845121.768
sunny (not gloomy)73.726920.5111
one-faced (not two-faced)73.152527.9111
genuine (not sarcastic)72.629925.091
🤺 (not 🏌)72.556326.076
pure (not debased)72.432821.887
trendy (not vintage)72.311117.299
scheduled (not spontaneous)72.248422.569
inspiring (not cringeworthy)72.237122.185
🐿 (not 🦇)72.035324.068
non-gamer (not gamer)72.042428.695
hard-work (not natural-talent)72.035225.2114
chic (not cheesy)72.021821.9132
patient (not impatient)71.917125.860
practical (not imaginative)71.845422.882
trusting (not suspicious)71.721228.081
🥰 (not 🙃)71.724928.696
😎 (not 🧐)71.636625.177
self-assured (not self-conscious)71.651522.075
equitable (not hypocritical)71.526224.269
efficient (not overprepared)71.133728.3116
statist (not anarchist)71.123122.058
emotional (not unemotional)71.163820.8104
still (not twitchy)71.016120.9106
humble (not arrogant)70.828525.059
opinionated (not jealous)70.864621.1115
white knight (not bad boy)70.748322.9134
pronatalist (not child free)70.614425.779
grateful (not entitled)70.530924.3105
refined (not rugged)70.246621.581
alpha (not beta)70.264124.792
🥳 (not 🥴)70.115923.760
Swedish (not Italian)70.118627.575
prideful (not envious)70.160220.5145
moderate (not extreme)70.015124.481
open to new experinces (not uncreative)69.969425.272
permanent (not transient)69.926924.968
politically correct (not edgy)69.824221.086
cautious (not impulsive)69.835122.571
🙋‍♂️ (not 🙅‍♂️)69.732729.376
rich (not poor)69.556617.365
interesting (not tiresome)69.566023.979
mainstream (not arcane)69.512721.767
glad (not mad)69.525122.984
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)69.567327.787
democratic (not authoritarian)69.333926.584
enlightened (not lost)69.224423.094
joyful (not miserable)69.126322.365
guarded (not open)69.078319.161
assertive (not passive)69.078025.167
cultured (not rustic)69.048324.6109
corporate (not freelance)68.829625.588
😏 (not 😬)68.738226.171
optimistic (not pessimistic)68.635723.987
decisive (not hesitant)68.671724.768
regular (not zany)68.616822.767
presidential (not folksy)68.543925.2106
queen (not princess)68.461331.7119
deep (not shallow)68.452723.372
preppy (not punk rock)68.259925.3102
🥵 (not 🥶)68.231328.3100
self-improving (not self-destructive)68.027624.1103
resolute (not wavering)67.961825.165
rock (not rap)67.898421.9113
basic (not hipster)67.748220.672
hoarder (not unprepared)67.740520.655
sexual (not asexual)67.772624.572
highbrow (not lowbrow)67.649421.272
extrovert (not introvert)67.454626.069
minimalist (not pack rat)67.431923.975
playful (not shy)67.376920.969
no-nonsense (not dramatic)67.334824.273
vanilla (not kinky)67.238126.278
bright (not depressed)67.236524.474
pain-avoidant (not masochistic)67.217626.190
dominant (not submissive)67.079925.770
profound (not ironic)66.922522.993
French (not Russian)66.940725.776
calm (not anxious)66.727423.881
good-humored (not angry)66.753319.674
street-smart (not sheltered)66.667927.564
factual (not poetic)66.647524.997
high-tech (not low-tech)66.542326.166
frenzied (not sleepy)66.592019.880
happy (not sad)66.426222.076
open-minded (not close-minded)66.354327.164
tight (not loose)66.369721.298
concise (not long-winded)66.329725.997
deliberate (not spontaneous)66.072225.569
literal (not metaphorical)66.048422.865
👨‍⚕️ (not 👨‍🔧)66.049826.365
summer (not winter)66.048729.484
vibrant (not geriatric)65.775425.688
realist (not idealist)65.644224.876
demure (not vain)65.535125.058
🎃 (not 💀)65.535525.888
curious (not apathetic)65.275027.586
👟 (not 🥾)65.044232.1112
🧢 (not 🎩)65.047631.187
dog person (not cat person)64.944031.4136
OCD (not ADHD)64.969923.186
moist (not dry)64.830825.976
opinionated (not neutral)64.7119024.5108
concrete (not abstract)64.652327.392
private (not gregarious)64.368124.867
devout (not heathen)64.348428.660
bossy (not meek)64.290619.676
specialist (not generalist)64.154030.163
stoic (not hypochondriac)64.154523.198
cooperative (not competitive)64.031927.776
demanding (not unchallenging)64.0105124.5110
transparent (not machiavellian)64.039527.5101
liberal (not conservative)63.966231.671
good-cook (not bad-cook)63.934825.771
traditional (not unorthodox)63.641825.780
cheery (not sorrowful)63.540024.475
stable (not moody)63.523526.669
👨‍🚀 (not 🧙)63.437926.285
intellectual (not physical)63.381623.770
straight (not queer)63.3105929.878
sage (not whippersnapper)63.335625.676
fast-talking (not slow-talking)63.270822.396
smooth (not rough)63.047324.791
👽 (not 🤡)63.049121.161
pop (not indie)62.924328.1121
resistant (not resigned)62.894829.363
jock (not nerd)62.746624.047
obedient (not rebellious)62.739224.763
quiet (not loud)62.649221.671
literary (not mathematical)62.664929.984
sober (not indulgent)62.441424.974
purple (not orange)62.240130.575
thick-skinned (not sensitive)62.257728.980
chill (not offended)62.235425.985
tailor (not blacksmith)62.175026.473
🐮 (not 🐷)62.047926.351
🐘 (not 🐀)61.946228.759
triggered (not trolling)61.975621.078
centrist (not radical)61.930224.296
funny (not humorless)61.871125.869
armoured (not vulnerable)61.877226.5108
family-first (not work-first)61.661228.290
classical (not avant-garde)61.562625.364
😀 (not 😭)61.548627.266
dramatic (not comedic)61.589723.8111
extraordinary (not mundane)61.391826.875
fortunate (not unlucky)61.242923.970
existentialist (not nihilist)61.266623.741
metrosexual (not macho)61.073426.564
ranged (not melee)60.847126.861
predictable (not quirky)60.745526.4113
trusting (not charming)60.643331.274
hurried (not leisurely)60.662723.353
🏀 (not 🎨)60.646729.790
flexible (not rigid)60.540623.574
scholarly (not crafty)60.544727.560
tense (not relaxed)60.3113421.979
sporty (not bookish)60.247929.278
secretive (not open-book)60.286725.0113
🦒 (not 🐐)59.916429.065
always down (not picky)59.830325.6118
🦄 (not 🐴)59.545231.473
obsessed (not aloof)59.487726.464
cynical (not gullible)59.485423.8102
earth (not air)59.383530.7104
master (not apprentice)59.194126.972
focused on the present (not focused on the future)59.053527.370
proactive (not reactive)58.935228.6121
worldly (not innocent)58.8102626.295
😜 (not 🤐)58.660524.4106
paranoid (not naive)58.678819.6101
scientific (not artistic)58.570526.698
👩‍🔬 (not 👩‍🎤)58.461329.072
builder (not explorer)58.259228.865
linear (not circular)58.252125.176
wooden (not plastic)58.2101525.084
tautology (not oxymoron)58.219823.071
political (not nonpolitical)58.175327.284
blissful (not haunted)58.033826.3113
🧠 (not 💪)57.9104225.489
communal (not individualist)57.836328.964
businesslike (not chivalrous)57.867531.0114
chaste (not lustful)57.748523.472
giggling (not chortling)57.735726.387
conventional (not creative)57.657027.872
technophile (not luddite)57.455523.556
tame (not wild)57.451226.373
👻 (not 🤖)57.367028.281
expressive (not monotone)57.288826.4118
analysis (not common sense)57.075330.499
ferocious (not pacifist)56.989428.966
domestic (not industrial)56.955229.175
🤔 (not 🤫)56.982231.949
chosen one (not everyman)56.976828.180
skeptical (not spiritual)56.8108928.461
touchy-feely (not distant)56.858825.8141
strict (not lenient)56.679122.092
unambiguous (not mysterious)56.578128.263
first-mate (not captain)56.472429.366
never cries (not often crying)56.483925.7113
deep (not epic)56.357026.292
feisty (not gracious)55.9107728.098
accommodating (not stubborn)55.929329.1106
lighthearted (not intense)55.841024.4110
methodical (not astonishing)55.789030.875
expressive (not stoic)55.688326.681
frank (not sugarcoated)55.6120328.5119
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)55.576726.262
impartial (not biased)55.418426.463
realistic (not ambitious)55.446529.1112
fighter (not lover)55.372626.3113
reasoned (not instinctual)55.058029.285
suspicious (not awkward)55.099622.670
musical (not off-key)55.054926.887
sheeple (not conspiracist)54.831224.757
formal (not intimate)54.869827.9103
theoretical (not empirical)54.739327.463
bourgeoisie (not proletariat)54.772326.769
🤠 (not 🤑)54.793931.264
forward-thinking (not stuck-in-the-past)54.782626.9111
unassuming (not pretentious)54.655527.678
traumatized (not flourishing)54.6102725.897
Coke (not Pepsi)54.668033.670
objective (not subjective)54.559227.268
Greek (not Roman)54.549629.263
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)54.492727.569
spicy (not mild)54.398328.894
flirtatious (not prudish)54.284024.0107
serious (not playful)54.095223.093
tattle-tale (not f***-the-police)53.955529.983
doer (not thinker)53.9105629.9101
cocky (not timid)53.7119523.9128
exhibitionist (not bashful)53.6103030.097
yes-man (not contrarian)53.549225.796
low self esteem (not narcissistic)53.354818.185
urban (not rural)53.2116029.070
cosmopolitan (not provincial)53.182828.065
average (not deviant)53.055226.491
bold (not serious)52.886628.8111
spelunker (not claustrophobic)52.8103828.572
penny-pincher (not overspender)52.790221.469
monochrome (not multicolored)52.679430.083
lavish (not frugal)52.570621.864
libertarian (not socialist)52.497229.863
'right-brained' (not 'left-brained')52.458029.554
western (not eastern)52.3127835.764
monastic (not hedonist)52.360027.241
morning lark (not night owl)52.261132.664
gatherer (not hunter)52.174629.591
short (not tall)52.066622.170
hard (not soft)51.892225.478
exuberant (not subdued)51.7100026.986
utilitarian (not decorative)51.6109326.568
complicated (not simple)51.2118629.564
pensive (not serene)51.1144426.579
extravagant (not thrifty)51.080622.8100
reserved (not chatty)50.285025.175
logical (not emotional)50.875225.877
atheist (not theist)50.8103425.862
varied (not repetitive)50.362226.061
country-bumpkin (not city-slicker)50.750230.576
soft (not hard)50.675124.780
water (not fire)50.463530.487
jaded (not innocent)50.6116426.2132

Similar characters

The similarity between two characters can be calculated by taking the correlation between the lists of their traits. This produces a value from +1 to -1. With +1 implying that every trait one character is high on the other one is high on too, to an equal degree. And, -1 implying that if a character is high on specific trait, the other one is low on it. The 10 most and least similar characters to Jennifer Jareau based on their crowd-sourced profiles are listed below with the correlation in parenthesis.

Most similar Least similar
  1. Juliet O'Hara (0.929)
  2. Tami Taylor (0.893)
  3. Nala (0.892)
  4. Janet Fraiser (0.879)
  5. Grace Van Pelt (0.878)
  6. Joan Watson (0.878)
  7. Beth Pearson (0.877)
  8. Peggy Carter (0.875)
  9. Olivia Benson (0.873)
  10. Rachel Zane (0.868)
  1. Dennis Nedry (-0.705)
  2. Arturo Roman (-0.683)
  3. Oscar Bluth (-0.65)
  4. Frank Gallagher (-0.64)
  5. Ziggy Sobotka (-0.632)
  6. Jonah Ryan (-0.625)
  7. Ian Duncan (-0.62)
  8. Krusty the Clown (-0.618)
  9. Pierce Hawthorne (-0.615)
  10. Sid Phillips (-0.603)

Personality types

Personality types according to various systems can be derived from the character's traits. Profiles for a personality type were computed by averaging together all responses from people who took the test and reported a given personality type and then this composite was matched to each of those profiles as if it was its own character (as was done above). Listed closest to worst match.



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