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Captain America Personality Statistics

Captain America is a character from Marvel Cinematic Universe. 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
diligent (not lazy)94.6519.9692
persistent (not quitter)93.88411.2168
self-disciplined (not disorganized)93.74410.9673
active (not slothful)93.62011.1575
heroic (not villainous)93.22713.7719
workaholic (not slacker)91.59313.8436
patriotic (not unpatriotic)91.51217.5176
loyal (not traitorous)91.314316.4602
healthy (not sickly)90.92213.6681
on-time (not tardy)90.77517.783
respectful (not rude)89.74316.5695
kind (not cruel)89.710214.8632
driven (not unambitious)89.520618.1640
overachiever (not underachiever)89.49615.259
proper (not scandalous)89.12215.8510
attractive (not repulsive)88.611717.7687
honorable (not cunning)88.62318.2718
mighty (not puny)88.56315.5648
clean (not perverted)88.57517.662
English (not German)88.42614.857
beautiful (not ugly)88.422218.1441
human (not animalistic)88.05815.3608
prestigious (not disreputable)88.03116.7524
masculine (not feminine)87.617717.1673
works hard (not plays hard)87.66516.9687
captain (not first-mate)87.612022.4694
confidential (not gossiping)87.69515.5674
coordinated (not clumsy)87.514018.3664
competent (not incompetent)87.320717.9564
angelic (not demonic)87.24616.4620
neat (not messy)87.210216.3517
go-getter (not slugabed)87.013817.2160
vintage (not trendy)86.96318.246
🧗 (not 🛌)86.99121.7300
pointed (not random)86.812813.049
civilized (not barbaric)86.712314.7656
resourceful (not helpless)86.523417.6454
soulful (not soulless)86.317219.0414
😇 (not 😈)86.25817.8160
tight (not loose)86.28716.351
devout (not heathen)85.71918.4656
alpha (not beta)85.620118.6576
charismatic (not uninspiring)85.117621.9524
sturdy (not flimsy)84.714321.164
straightforward (not cryptic)84.63420.4705
optimistic (not pessimistic)84.46120.0668
nurturing (not poisonous)84.313217.3280
brave (not careful)84.29020.9653
empath (not psychopath)84.212321.145
wholesome (not salacious)84.09318.1172
tasteful (not lewd)83.96620.1635
altruistic (not selfish)83.99222.8723
tall (not short)83.99316.0668
pure (not debased)83.76318.9657
traditional (not unorthodox)83.74620.6410
direct (not roundabout)83.616119.2702
orderly (not chaotic)83.59521.9624
involved (not remote)83.39019.3703
gendered (not androgynous)83.331623.9302
morning lark (not night owl)83.22119.2479
genuine (not sarcastic)83.18321.0746
reliable (not experimental)83.17921.542
vanilla (not kinky)82.54922.7678
sensible (not ludicrous)82.58320.6670
valedictorian (not drop out)82.427823.9163
important (not irrelevant)82.336823.1324
precise (not vague)82.314218.3443
sober (not indulgent)82.12623.3639
decisive (not hesitant)82.122720.2654
🌟 (not 💩)82.125622.1171
fresh (not stinky)82.019922.3307
well behaved (not mischievous)81.66424.3651
master (not apprentice)81.528320.2327
confident (not insecure)81.326920.8694
pro (not noob)81.334123.0176
treasure (not trash)81.234422.1199
legit (not scrub)81.222421.9268
badass (not weakass)81.142320.254
preppy (not punk rock)81.117614.955
modest (not flamboyant)81.010324.2709
🏋️‍♂️ (not 🚴)81.06224.6165
romantic (not dispassionate)80.920623.945
disarming (not creepy)80.813418.8327
mature (not juvenile)80.816921.9465
one-faced (not two-faced)80.624723.971
complimentary (not insulting)80.511520.6419
generous (not stingy)80.515422.787
classical (not avant-garde)80.46521.2397
practical (not imaginative)80.216722.1626
reasonable (not deranged)80.215822.0153
assertive (not passive)80.235222.1598
resolute (not wavering)80.215023.1163
historical (not modern)80.09220.8524
manicured (not scruffy)79.838722.1651
😊 (not 🤣)79.89921.9213
studious (not goof-off)79.736822.1189
attentive (not interrupting)79.59824.555
fast (not slow)79.421921.3608
serious (not playful)79.328518.6669
prideful (not envious)78.717221.890
official (not backdoor)78.67025.7642
chaste (not lustful)78.64922.7643
sheriff (not outlaw)78.417527.0661
rational (not whimsical)78.320523.3683
sane (not crazy)78.18721.0161
politically correct (not edgy)78.06225.8670
still (not twitchy)78.07122.777
egalitarian (not racist)77.659724.3171
dominant (not submissive)77.545222.5665
basic (not hipster)77.417724.5565
alert (not oblivious)77.433924.3171
frugal (not lavish)77.311221.4612
🙋‍♂️ (not 🙅‍♂️)77.211625.9182
perceptive (not unobservant)77.157925.355
presidential (not folksy)77.019724.540
inspiring (not cringeworthy)76.818924.4402
low-tech (not high-tech)76.815522.0652
normie (not freak)76.77524.762
consistent (not variable)76.717424.560
strict (not lenient)76.625922.0606
tactful (not indiscreet)76.517624.1156
tense (not relaxed)76.347519.8697
straight (not queer)76.252629.1332
eloquent (not unpolished)76.035823.2499
bold (not shy)75.972924.2657
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)75.919426.3629
high standards (not desperate)75.927825.884
chivalrous (not businesslike)75.813627.374
literal (not metaphorical)75.314025.6680
neurotypical (not autistic)74.937923.9615
humble (not arrogant)74.817926.5729
formal (not intimate)74.718824.1291
self-assured (not self-conscious)74.437125.9604
thick (not thin)74.415622.5461
luddite (not technophile)74.49923.9598
rhythmic (not stuttering)74.441223.347
political (not nonpolitical)74.324228.4665
concrete (not abstract)74.317925.1173
conventional (not creative)74.214125.2657
interested (not bored)74.231823.060
theist (not atheist)74.210625.8346
🐘 (not 🐀)74.112727.4275
🤠 (not 🤑)74.024926.5165
wise (not foolish)73.928122.3680
high IQ (not low IQ)73.969720.7520
scheduled (not spontaneous)73.838227.8664
melee (not ranged)73.64730.846
penny-pincher (not overspender)73.515723.6222
OCD (not ADHD)73.535525.450
forgiving (not vengeful)73.024026.1687
deliberate (not spontaneous)73.044527.8697
resistant (not resigned)73.037928.2655
privileged (not oppressed)73.049727.051
opinionated (not neutral)73.075526.384
calm (not anxious)72.912524.8704
bossy (not meek)72.858021.1639
demanding (not unchallenging)72.865526.170
extraordinary (not mundane)72.844828.6731
existentialist (not nihilist)72.811024.8341
spelunker (not claustrophobic)72.818726.055
compersive (not jealous)72.715624.7624
unambiguous (not mysterious)72.720827.1634
👨‍🚀 (not 🧙)72.512123.1251
🧢 (not 🎩)72.427329.7152
profound (not ironic)72.410524.364
charming (not awkward)72.441525.5701
down2earth (not head@clouds)72.428028.3665
permanent (not transient)72.318426.9276
tame (not wild)72.215724.8573
stuck-in-the-past (not forward-thinking)72.214527.584
believable (not poorly-written)72.065124.261
statist (not anarchist)71.717226.8225
vegan (not cannibal)71.723925.463
introspective (not not introspective)71.628925.6244
factual (not exaggerating)71.626628.160
reserved (not chatty)71.628122.7710
demure (not vain)71.516725.1648
🏀 (not 🎨)71.526133.164
democratic (not authoritarian)71.424730.2656
proletariat (not bourgeoisie)71.420629.0521
deep (not shallow)71.335926.3225
rigid (not flexible)71.031125.0636
frenzied (not sleepy)71.057720.252
sporty (not bookish)70.925527.1592
feminist (not sexist)70.755127.5229
curious (not apathetic)70.642026.8641
warm (not cold)70.538125.1594
self-improving (not self-destructive)70.519728.855
hard-work (not natural-talent)70.535628.680
equitable (not hypocritical)70.325628.5451
sweet (not bitter)70.330924.4641
dramatic (not comedic)70.255324.761
minimalist (not pack rat)70.220026.7171
🥰 (not 🙃)70.222530.0253
📈 (not 📉)70.228531.1197
patient (not impatient)70.118527.5302
old (not young)70.028328.3623
emancipated (not enslaved)70.044627.2627
💪 (not 🧠)69.816825.3198
triggered (not trolling)69.832018.347
private (not gregarious)69.640125.7682
wooden (not plastic)69.545126.454
communal (not individualist)69.410530.9418
normal (not weird)69.417126.2706
non-gamer (not gamer)69.242532.557
utilitarian (not decorative)69.140927.6371
stoic (not expressive)69.021626.7682
warm (not quarrelsome)68.727325.6672
doer (not thinker)68.747831.187
idealist (not realist)68.626931.2413
smooth (not rough)68.525526.2720
mild (not spicy)68.517628.2672
independent (not codependent)68.552929.1646
armoured (not vulnerable)68.450026.6569
enlightened (not lost)68.223425.756
stable (not moody)67.414228.1667
hurried (not leisurely)67.431623.1612
physical (not intellectual)67.324724.4621
😏 (not 😬)67.335530.2166
cooperative (not competitive)67.222030.0640
provincial (not cosmopolitan)67.222028.1522
trusting (not suspicious)67.027028.2634
good-humored (not angry)67.043224.6577
no-nonsense (not dramatic)67.029430.8293
💝 (not 💔)67.031133.7294
gracious (not feisty)66.911427.5486
glad (not mad)66.925326.0185
🐿 (not 🦇)66.939329.1136
repetitive (not varied)66.832726.8358
hoarder (not unprepared)66.736319.7479
blacksmith (not tailor)66.527628.443
🐩 (not 🐒)66.338229.0169
guarded (not open)66.272726.0669
🐮 (not 🐷)66.121027.5211
sunny (not gloomy)66.133727.548
linear (not circular)66.121131.748
🤔 (not 🤫)65.932430.3154
stubborn (not accommodating)65.875530.882
knowledgeable (not ignorant)65.770929.055
literary (not mathematical)65.543027.2614
chortling (not giggling)65.552526.042
empirical (not theoretical)65.225829.9574
slow-talking (not fast-talking)65.218424.445
loveable (not punchable)65.053327.746
🎃 (not 💀)64.832032.252
grateful (not entitled)64.638233.867
obsessed (not aloof)64.551924.9633
stylish (not slovenly)64.061828.6639
cautious (not impulsive)63.843330.6671
western (not eastern)63.647935.8268
👨‍🔧 (not 👨‍⚕️)63.644830.3170
interesting (not tiresome)63.473128.5709
efficient (not overprepared)63.463631.160
😀 (not 😭)63.136230.4195
earth (not air)63.059432.351
water (not fire)62.928533.154
realistic (not fantastical)62.652730.768
French (not Russian)62.350027.951
Swedish (not Italian)62.332031.041
offended (not chill)62.254827.854
good-cook (not bad-cook)62.234130.351
builder (not explorer)62.041530.4614
tattle-tale (not f***-the-police)62.029835.165
refined (not rugged)61.960530.5676
bright (not depressed)61.745526.7576
regular (not zany)61.726828.5161
jock (not nerd)61.541729.2624
monastic (not hedonist)61.522129.3119
scientific (not artistic)61.254828.0604
highbrow (not lowbrow)61.261326.7568
🤐 (not 😜)61.248930.6147
sexual (not asexual)61.274032.362
real (not philosophical)61.167530.4474
accepting (not judgemental)61.144130.8469
pensive (not serene)61.187829.651
bashful (not exhibitionist)61.020326.950
fortunate (not unlucky)60.939028.5609
quiet (not loud)60.943925.7730
macho (not metrosexual)60.634930.045
genius (not dunce)60.477522.7698
objective (not subjective)60.330330.9387
fixable (not unfixable)60.360232.556
trusting (not charming)60.135030.2634
innocent (not worldly)60.026229.6659
methodical (not astonishing)60.063331.0623
🤺 (not 🏌)60.085934.1178
Coke (not Pepsi)60.031036.680
serious (not bold)59.939232.0665
🥵 (not 🥶)59.848038.954
mainstream (not arcane)59.632633.7634
biased (not impartial)59.384430.7669
traumatized (not flourishing)59.271129.344
libertarian (not socialist)59.148532.4582
monochrome (not multicolored)58.949932.7383
👽 (not 🤡)58.853826.9147
focused on the present (not focused on the future)58.745829.9664
ambitious (not realistic)58.771434.679
obedient (not rebellious)58.538632.8560
factual (not poetic)58.461434.060
average (not deviant)58.332731.8432
domestic (not industrial)58.341629.5371
🐐 (not 🦒)58.271533.0254
thrifty (not extravagant)57.855230.066
🥳 (not 🥴)57.737729.4182
musical (not off-key)57.641530.646
epic (not deep)57.551731.367
moderate (not extreme)57.434431.0607
pretentious (not unassuming)57.366731.4180
🐴 (not 🦄)57.363837.3171
masochistic (not pain-avoidant)57.054433.155
intense (not lighthearted)57.086832.857
simple (not complicated)56.929032.0595
haunted (not blissful)56.988130.864
conservative (not liberal)56.737433.3188
corporate (not freelance)56.747339.542
emotional (not logical)56.664529.4721
🤖 (not 👻)56.648931.9163
open-book (not secretive)56.038730.647
subdued (not exuberant)55.941027.034
sage (not whippersnapper)55.949632.038
open to new experinces (not uncreative)55.894730.4689
generalist (not specialist)55.531730.9383
low self esteem (not narcissistic)55.141327.635
hard (not soft)55.072127.6705
city-slicker (not country-bumpkin)54.891632.7208
👩‍🔬 (not 👩‍🎤)54.858131.4199
thick-skinned (not sensitive)54.568929.2576
reasoned (not instinctual)54.448232.4621
sad (not happy)54.379524.4675
💃 (not 🧕)54.083633.6293
fighter (not lover)54.064528.363
spiritual (not skeptical)53.731330.3662
hard (not soft)53.775828.2426
pacifist (not ferocious)53.645728.1657
rural (not urban)53.634732.1280
hunter (not gatherer)53.670831.049
sheeple (not conspiracist)53.331628.8440
🥾 (not 👟)53.262636.2189
scholarly (not crafty)53.151430.3647
vibrant (not geriatric)53.196729.253
open-minded (not close-minded)53.081728.8654
sorrowful (not cheery)52.979726.1677
street-smart (not sheltered)52.986632.0530
dry (not moist)52.664734.648
purple (not orange)52.465929.5467
Greek (not Roman)52.357933.249
extrovert (not introvert)52.280630.5633
poor (not rich)52.252526.8655
suspicious (not awkward)52.191227.1647
shy (not playful)51.933926.6685
miserable (not joyful)51.784527.0171
stick-in-the-mud (not adventurous)51.454330.9569
work-first (not family-first)51.469735.5657
'left-brained' (not 'right-brained')51.361631.7422
insider (not outsider)51.362731.5499
reclusive (not social)51.158328.2315
funny (not humorless)51.082226.0710
pronatalist (not child free)51.043032.9531
dorky (not cool)50.961029.3165
🧐 (not 😎)50.366132.9175

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

Most similar Least similar
  1. Joe West (0.882)
  2. Mufasa (0.868)
  3. Eddard Stark (0.854)
  4. Eric Taylor (0.852)
  5. George Washington (0.85)
  1. Dennis Nedry (-0.669)
  2. Ziggy Sobotka (-0.638)
  3. Ian Duncan (-0.636)
  4. Oscar Bluth (-0.611)
  5. Frank Gallagher (-0.599)

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: ENFP (r = 0.85)
  2. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESFP (r = 0.83)
  3. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENTP (r = 0.71)
  4. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESTP (r = 0.69)
  5. Enneagram: Type 7 (r = 0.62)
  6. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENFJ (r = 0.6)
  7. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESFJ (r = 0.42)
  8. Enneagram: Type 2 (r = 0.36)
  9. Enneagram: Type 4 (r = 0.34)
  10. Enneagram: Type 9 (r = 0.34)
  11. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INFP (r = 0.33)
  12. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENTJ (r = 0.33)
  13. Enneagram: Type 8 (r = 0.26)
  14. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISFP (r = 0.25)
  15. Enneagram: Type 3 (r = 0.24)
  16. Enneagram: Type 6 (r = 0.11)
  17. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESTJ (r = 0.1)
  18. Enneagram: Type 5 (r = 0.0)
  19. Enneagram: Type 1 (r = -0.03)
  20. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INFJ (r = -0.06)
  21. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INTP (r = -0.07)
  22. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISTP (r = -0.11)
  23. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISFJ (r = -0.25)
  24. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INTJ (r = -0.48)
  25. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISTJ (r = -0.59)

Notes

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