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Beth March Personality Statistics

Beth March is a character from Little Women. 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
kind (not cruel)95.3199.4305
clean (not perverted)94.679.445
wholesome (not salacious)93.3412.1143
😇 (not 😈)93.21012.1164
loyal (not traitorous)92.59813.8297
respectful (not rude)92.41612.5308
sweet (not bitter)92.41112.0300
forgiving (not vengeful)92.3613.6300
angelic (not demonic)92.3413.0332
pure (not debased)92.2511.1333
loveable (not punchable)91.51712.038
humble (not arrogant)91.4815.5299
nurturing (not poisonous)91.22412.3334
flower child (not goth)90.54317.349
love-focused (not money-focused)90.38213.051
family-first (not work-first)89.94213.8331
generous (not stingy)89.82615.758
soft (not hard)89.62114.1567
soulful (not soulless)89.58413.9561
treasure (not trash)89.58914.2151
warm (not quarrelsome)89.41315.9344
altruistic (not selfish)89.42014.0319
genuine (not sarcastic)89.42415.9372
cooperative (not competitive)89.3815.1338
quiet (not loud)89.31516.8330
soft (not hard)89.32213.8322
musical (not off-key)89.21914.644
empath (not psychopath)88.94214.056
gatherer (not hunter)88.8128.637
🎨 (not 🏀)88.88011.853
one-faced (not two-faced)88.65115.860
unchallenging (not demanding)88.4513.358
bookish (not sporty)88.215114.9333
grateful (not entitled)87.92014.159
vanilla (not kinky)87.81316.5284
complimentary (not insulting)87.83015.9514
vegan (not cannibal)87.61514.934
timid (not cocky)87.61014.557
innocent (not jaded)87.61216.967
pacifist (not ferocious)87.41517.1285
accepting (not judgemental)87.33917.4298
innocent (not worldly)87.11117.5364
patient (not impatient)87.01919.9343
egalitarian (not racist)86.922613.3135
warm (not cold)86.97716.3327
civilized (not barbaric)86.814017.3318
modest (not flamboyant)86.62218.8342
smooth (not rough)86.61414.7298
glad (not mad)86.63013.7149
artistic (not scientific)86.55714.4319
meek (not bossy)86.42016.1294
😊 (not 🤣)86.41517.4150
feminine (not masculine)86.314214.7360
shy (not bold)86.0318.4348
proper (not scandalous)86.04817.3293
well behaved (not mischievous)85.92819.0344
🐿 (not 🦇)85.94014.6132
🌟 (not 💩)85.817719.4157
good-humored (not angry)85.59916.0329
trusting (not suspicious)85.33919.3304
introvert (not extrovert)85.32820.4355
heroic (not villainous)85.226716.1311
obedient (not rebellious)85.23118.3318
gracious (not feisty)85.2619.0354
confidential (not gossiping)85.116416.8337
sickly (not healthy)85.01522.5318
vintage (not trendy)85.09315.244
beautiful (not ugly)84.839318.3544
devoted (not unfaithful)84.836113.154
demure (not vain)84.7818.3295
sunny (not gloomy)84.58020.433
white knight (not bad boy)84.49519.554
nerd (not jock)84.422216.6328
giving (not receiving)84.49721.453
beta (not alpha)84.35717.9328
equitable (not hypocritical)84.21716.0551
devout (not heathen)84.12617.8299
honorable (not cunning)84.17219.0337
submissive (not dominant)83.95016.7337
fresh (not stinky)83.916517.0205
domestic (not industrial)83.91317.0520
young (not old)83.818321.0290
giggling (not chortling)83.8915.044
mild (not spicy)83.72516.4329
disarming (not creepy)83.76816.2309
water (not fire)83.52921.843
princess (not queen)83.52521.456
tasteful (not lewd)83.47817.5306
chaste (not lustful)83.41821.8313
sheltered (not street-smart)83.24819.2279
chill (not offended)83.22916.341
reserved (not chatty)83.110922.8304
first-mate (not captain)82.912118.5251
attentive (not interrupting)82.84917.347
country-bumpkin (not city-slicker)82.46818.1204
blissful (not haunted)82.41816.561
sage (not whippersnapper)82.22520.726
emotional (not unemotional)82.224014.860
democratic (not authoritarian)81.93421.0278
indie (not pop)81.810119.557
not genocidal (not genocidal)81.525823.856
tailor (not blacksmith)81.39023.942
compersive (not jealous)81.24320.9311
moderate (not extreme)81.21219.9338
boy/girl-next-door (not celebrity)80.920522.359
accommodating (not stubborn)80.82323.462
rural (not urban)80.75221.8228
feminist (not sexist)80.735518.5212
folksy (not presidential)80.69021.042
spiritual (not skeptical)80.53618.1312
reasonable (not deranged)80.517420.0140
literary (not mathematical)80.37820.1286
🥰 (not 🙃)80.25223.7237
perceptive (not unobservant)80.153422.133
🧠 (not 💪)79.834323.2165
optimistic (not pessimistic)79.712923.4336
joyful (not miserable)79.79619.1124
low self esteem (not narcissistic)79.35816.948
diligent (not lazy)79.279018.2322
human (not animalistic)79.133824.2291
nonpolitical (not political)79.13722.1274
sensible (not ludicrous)78.918420.9267
lover (not fighter)78.915023.349
theist (not atheist)78.87421.0450
lighthearted (not intense)78.85419.637
🤠 (not 🤑)78.715417.6146
chivalrous (not businesslike)78.67420.671
unassuming (not pretentious)78.33923.2148
enlightened (not lost)78.18922.144
morning lark (not night owl)78.07419.6297
tame (not wild)78.08923.6399
Swedish (not Italian)77.96315.527
reclusive (not social)77.813125.0258
wooden (not plastic)77.717518.360
French (not Russian)77.78918.347
vulnerable (not armoured)77.68221.5330
slow-talking (not fast-talking)77.35220.229
cautious (not impulsive)77.217324.2337
provincial (not cosmopolitan)77.18823.1319
passive (not assertive)77.15524.0311
asexual (not sexual)76.89120.140
low-tech (not high-tech)76.715921.1317
metrosexual (not macho)76.715521.231
focused on the present (not focused on the future)76.75225.3329
deep (not shallow)76.623621.8182
summer (not winter)76.625525.954
attractive (not repulsive)76.556119.8347
simple (not complicated)76.54322.9319
leisurely (not hurried)76.59020.1295
private (not gregarious)76.426125.7327
historical (not modern)76.316220.3276
reliable (not experimental)76.322126.547
valedictorian (not drop out)76.148722.4154
orderly (not chaotic)76.030021.7312
romantic (not dispassionate)75.837125.857
introspective (not not introspective)75.621521.5227
poetic (not factual)75.69122.034
gendered (not androgynous)75.475224.6291
politically correct (not edgy)75.412221.5314
intellectual (not physical)75.345224.6278
classical (not avant-garde)75.116623.8519
naive (not paranoid)75.18325.055
shy (not playful)75.14725.2307
unlucky (not fortunate)75.017123.8325
inspiring (not cringeworthy)75.026222.6527
preppy (not punk rock)75.037319.541
neutral (not opinionated)75.01121.276
neat (not messy)74.645022.8319
self-disciplined (not disorganized)74.565725.2313
sheeple (not conspiracist)74.51520.7267
legit (not scrub)74.551522.4199
bashful (not exhibitionist)74.44225.152
🛌 (not 🧗)74.211026.7242
Greek (not Roman)74.11921.037
sane (not crazy)74.118825.1136
protagonist (not antagonist)73.854129.656
sensitive (not thick-skinned)73.818123.9321
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)73.744919.3104
refined (not rugged)73.535221.9311
wise (not foolish)73.532822.2334
reassuring (not fearmongering)73.229726.949
good-cook (not bad-cook)73.214417.854
open-minded (not close-minded)73.027722.0300
minimalist (not pack rat)72.914723.8158
🎃 (not 💀)72.919424.941
gullible (not cynical)72.914422.540
frugal (not lavish)72.824525.6265
knowledgeable (not ignorant)72.261825.743
lenient (not strict)72.124222.9333
thrifty (not extravagant)72.121527.450
prudish (not flirtatious)72.019025.744
believable (not poorly-written)71.975521.538
interested (not bored)71.846022.249
stable (not moody)71.79625.8326
deep (not epic)71.77824.251
sleepy (not frenzied)71.71421.032
prestigious (not disreputable)71.643424.7258
washed (not muddy)71.540822.761
traditional (not unorthodox)71.324724.7483
awkward (not suspicious)71.218120.0304
high IQ (not low IQ)71.189621.9344
existentialist (not nihilist)70.817823.5423
profound (not ironic)70.813724.840
opinionated (not jealous)70.858921.051
competent (not incompetent)70.786424.6317
persistent (not quitter)70.6120424.9147
always down (not picky)70.66923.153
luddite (not technophile)70.417122.9236
sober (not indulgent)70.321028.3323
insecure (not confident)70.114024.1320
transparent (not machiavellian)69.920427.737
penny-pincher (not overspender)69.829022.9208
yes-man (not contrarian)69.811724.434
pain-avoidant (not masochistic)69.810222.931
non-gamer (not gamer)69.648033.041
codependent (not independent)69.522626.3281
👨‍⚕️ (not 👨‍🔧)69.538228.4146
🧙 (not 👨‍🚀)69.426224.8184
🤐 (not 😜)69.132629.2131
slow (not fast)69.19821.5285
impartial (not biased)69.12725.7276
short (not tall)69.026317.7253
rock (not rap)69.085723.544
chosen one (not everyman)68.736326.755
👻 (not 🤖)68.626525.5153
creative (not conventional)68.541027.9302
still (not twitchy)68.519123.980
curious (not apathetic)68.358126.2304
bright (not depressed)68.333125.0302
imaginative (not practical)68.225227.6314
apprentice (not master)68.222726.5317
important (not irrelevant)68.193328.3233
studious (not goof-off)68.073527.1204
statist (not anarchist)67.931924.4176
emotional (not logical)67.843226.4319
natural-talent (not hard-work)67.715629.763
average (not deviant)67.616425.6294
fantastical (not realistic)67.532928.448
on-time (not tardy)67.472626.751
cat person (not dog person)67.433531.163
deliberate (not spontaneous)67.366728.4289
charismatic (not uninspiring)67.284627.8317
cheery (not sorrowful)67.030925.9280
genius (not dunce)66.868420.6335
trusting (not charming)66.821631.8299
self-conscious (not self-assured)66.815927.4359
thin (not thick)66.647025.0279
eloquent (not unpolished)66.564225.7314
decorative (not utilitarian)66.421127.0471
serene (not pensive)66.42828.735
calm (not anxious)66.327029.5317
poor (not rich)66.331426.1319
sheriff (not outlaw)66.344824.7281
English (not German)66.099630.624
works hard (not plays hard)65.972926.1284
🧕 (not 💃)65.715628.8240
often crying (not never cries)65.734325.149
arcane (not mainstream)65.644427.4319
touchy-feely (not distant)65.436729.655
flexible (not rigid)65.326625.4301
efficient (not overprepared)65.163423.239
communal (not individualist)65.117931.9485
remote (not involved)65.08327.9314
dorky (not cool)65.040126.1131
vibrant (not geriatric)64.873530.044
patriotic (not unpatriotic)64.771322.9135
freelance (not corporate)64.761926.242
resigned (not resistant)64.65327.8280
no-nonsense (not dramatic)64.639125.3322
flourishing (not traumatized)64.518625.341
motivated (not unmotivated)64.5122827.760
rhythmic (not stuttering)64.482727.141
relaxed (not tense)64.315127.8322
common sense (not analysis)64.217130.664
serious (not bold)64.135526.4312
happy (not sad)63.929425.5304
abstract (not concrete)63.930628.6170
hesitant (not decisive)63.819926.8306
centrist (not radical)63.722527.551
consistent (not variable)63.657929.527
💝 (not 💔)63.545734.9232
manicured (not scruffy)63.479325.5311
proletariat (not bourgeoisie)63.345226.9281
self-improving (not self-destructive)63.337525.234
aloof (not obsessed)63.28523.5285
open to new experinces (not uncreative)63.286326.5282
crafty (not scholarly)63.164827.7302
whimsical (not rational)62.841428.4307
monastic (not hedonist)62.820126.6109
prideful (not envious)62.893324.859
🐮 (not 🐷)62.242126.1198
metaphorical (not literal)61.921527.8281
🦄 (not 🐴)61.739833.6136
thinker (not doer)61.724031.453
high standards (not desperate)61.572523.276
scheduled (not spontaneous)61.472930.6312
realistic (not ambitious)61.430226.854
intimate (not formal)61.349229.6240
🐐 (not 🦒)61.364732.4223
tactful (not indiscreet)61.273227.8132
secretive (not open-book)61.279030.048
straightforward (not cryptic)61.085229.7297
specialist (not generalist)61.063827.8441
straight (not queer)60.9109328.7283
🐩 (not 🐒)60.956928.8142
workaholic (not slacker)60.8108223.1478
liberal (not conservative)60.871329.6133
🤫 (not 🤔)60.622732.1114
circular (not linear)60.635325.638
child free (not pronatalist)60.476229.4268
repetitive (not varied)60.362327.2330
normie (not freak)60.344328.058
factual (not exaggerating)60.158223.830
unambiguous (not mysterious)60.060032.0302
idealist (not realist)60.048931.2548
🧐 (not 😎)59.950231.1136
interesting (not tiresome)59.497625.7335
🎩 (not 🧢)59.465129.1144
triggered (not trolling)59.482119.531
weakass (not badass)59.427528.547
resolute (not wavering)59.393328.6150
👽 (not 🤡)59.360720.9131
Pepsi (not Coke)59.224628.059
regular (not zany)59.138629.2155
careful (not brave)59.033031.9297
multicolored (not monochrome)58.952630.8492
stick-in-the-mud (not adventurous)58.646027.7306
playful (not serious)58.446127.2319
guarded (not open)58.1104332.0313
ranged (not melee)58.060326.126
pro (not noob)57.9105628.1145
pointed (not random)57.7106526.543
🥾 (not 👟)57.658032.1152
OCD (not ADHD)57.586226.237
😀 (not 😭)57.457731.6177
😬 (not 😏)57.446129.2128
dramatic (not comedic)57.098223.354
reasoned (not instinctual)56.650330.3288
subdued (not exuberant)56.445030.925
slovenly (not stylish)56.243625.8306
🥳 (not 🥴)56.247329.4151
forward-thinking (not stuck-in-the-past)56.272028.645
cultured (not rustic)56.285130.751
tautology (not oxymoron)56.226630.934
stoic (not hypochondriac)56.180431.641
active (not slothful)56.0126927.3283
subjective (not objective)55.955729.4426
coordinated (not clumsy)55.898828.7301
explorer (not builder)55.866730.1298
tattle-tale (not f***-the-police)55.350927.931
sugarcoated (not frank)55.325333.763
puny (not mighty)55.135428.4310
purple (not orange)54.864732.3320
socialist (not libertarian)54.630731.1257
cheesy (not chic)54.675527.558
concise (not long-winded)54.468329.433
fixable (not unfixable)54.389226.831
roundabout (not direct)54.235827.9305
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)54.276629.4248
unambitious (not driven)54.212027.3287
earth (not air)54.2100335.170
oppressed (not privileged)54.146023.527
precise (not vague)54.0103626.5291
backdoor (not official)54.079629.2256
📉 (not 📈)54.033433.1146
expressive (not monotone)54.092726.872
extraordinary (not mundane)53.9105630.3324
loose (not tight)53.944227.047
unprepared (not hoarder)53.848121.9240
emancipated (not enslaved)53.7109725.0291
insider (not outsider)53.761733.6326
transient (not permanent)53.752033.0287
🏌 (not 🤺)53.628631.2159
neurotypical (not autistic)53.5127326.9261
western (not eastern)53.4113029.5187
funny (not humorless)53.189125.4325
🐀 (not 🐘)53.167935.5227
charming (not awkward)52.898829.6282
theoretical (not empirical)52.647028.8297
philosophical (not real)52.639831.4294
go-getter (not slugabed)52.6135626.7131
normal (not weird)52.457226.6280
🙋‍♂️ (not 🙅‍♂️)52.387833.1130
down2earth (not head@clouds)52.283833.9309
lowbrow (not highbrow)52.248425.9241
🥵 (not 🥶)52.283625.741
claustrophobic (not spelunker)52.047826.129
flimsy (not sturdy)51.844129.540
expressive (not stoic)51.791430.6295
overachiever (not underachiever)51.5124425.133
reactive (not proactive)51.583630.145
resourceful (not helpless)51.4132028.7584
quirky (not predictable)51.381429.969
'right-brained' (not 'left-brained')51.169731.5250
astonishing (not methodical)50.859030.6276
mature (not juvenile)50.390730.0518
👩‍🎤 (not 👩‍🔬)50.383732.5128
dry (not moist)50.383023.228
basic (not hipster)50.4103729.3288
oblivious (not alert)50.652728.7152

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 Beth March based on their crowd-sourced profiles are listed below with the correlation in parenthesis.

Most similar Least similar
  1. Jane Bennet (0.889)
  2. Georgiana Darcy (0.858)
  3. Chien-Po (0.857)
  4. Mamá Coco (0.851)
  5. Penny (0.848)
  6. Melanie Hamilton (0.843)
  7. Pam Beesly (0.825)
  8. Tracy Mills (0.818)
  9. Rita Bennett (0.814)
  10. Snow White (0.811)
  1. Gaston (-0.753)
  2. Ernesto de la Cruz (-0.747)
  3. Peter Wiggin (-0.737)
  4. Tom Buchanan (-0.734)
  5. Shane Walsh (-0.732)
  6. Baron Vladimir Harkonnen (-0.73)
  7. Megatron (-0.724)
  8. Sid Phillips (-0.721)
  9. George Bluth, Sr. (-0.717)
  10. Sal Maroni (-0.704)

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.

  1. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENTJ (r = 0.86)
  2. Enneagram: Type 8 (r = 0.82)
  3. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENFJ (r = 0.75)
  4. Enneagram: Type 3 (r = 0.74)
  5. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESTJ (r = 0.73)
  6. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESTP (r = 0.72)
  7. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENTP (r = 0.68)
  8. Enneagram: Type 7 (r = 0.66)
  9. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESFJ (r = 0.64)
  10. Enneagram: Type 1 (r = 0.6)
  11. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESFP (r = 0.58)
  12. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENFP (r = 0.57)
  13. Enneagram: Type 2 (r = 0.54)
  14. Enneagram: Type 5 (r = 0.48)
  15. Enneagram: Type 4 (r = 0.41)
  16. Enneagram: Type 6 (r = 0.41)
  17. Enneagram: Type 9 (r = 0.4)
  18. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INTJ (r = 0.13)
  19. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INFJ (r = 0.12)
  20. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISFJ (r = 0.02)
  21. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISTJ (r = 0.01)
  22. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISTP (r = -0.04)
  23. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INFP (r = -0.05)
  24. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISFP (r = -0.06)
  25. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INTP (r = -0.06)

Notes

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