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Tracy Jordan Personality Statistics

Tracy Jordan is a character from 30 Rock. 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
impulsive (not cautious)99.012.313
playful (not shy)98.013.013
lavish (not frugal)97.724.824
exuberant (not subdued)97.514.128
wild (not tame)97.255.329
spontaneous (not scheduled)96.837.230
rebellious (not obedient)96.564.315
chaotic (not orderly)96.449.532
extrovert (not introvert)96.427.624
ludicrous (not sensible)96.334.620
celebrity (not boy/girl-next-door)96.326.415
exaggerating (not factual)96.216.445
bold (not shy)96.0186.733
expressive (not stoic)95.838.729
head@clouds (not down2earth)95.728.033
crazy (not sane)95.645.616
interrupting (not attentive)95.656.038
spontaneous (not deliberate)95.528.935
loud (not quiet)95.4157.922
flamboyant (not modest)95.366.823
whimsical (not rational)95.316.113
mischievous (not well behaved)95.3176.724
self-destructive (not self-improving)94.946.218
opinionated (not neutral)94.8267.522
playful (not serious)94.6711.319
extreme (not moderate)94.61411.434
unorthodox (not traditional)94.268.733
juvenile (not mature)94.167.226
gregarious (not private)93.937.515
creative (not conventional)93.888.527
chatty (not reserved)93.7338.625
deranged (not reasonable)93.778.015
overspender (not penny-pincher)93.738.427
urban (not rural)93.5210.319
😜 (not 🤐)93.51012.755
random (not pointed)93.5218.229
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)93.33912.322
goof-off (not studious)93.21111.934
narcissistic (not low self esteem)93.22116.926
outlaw (not sheriff)93.1177.719
stubborn (not accommodating)93.03711.221
instinctual (not reasoned)92.9211.918
rich (not poor)92.88710.720
impatient (not patient)92.8168.516
tardy (not on-time)92.7411.632
deviant (not average)92.6108.824
ADHD (not OCD)92.5610.830
demanding (not unchallenging)92.45213.027
bold (not serious)92.349.727
fantastical (not realistic)92.199.935
disorganized (not self-disciplined)92.01416.323
rap (not rock)91.949.918
emotional (not unemotional)91.83912.820
scandalous (not proper)91.72313.720
cocky (not timid)91.57813.018
expressive (not monotone)91.34418.116
zany (not regular)91.21523.913
assertive (not passive)90.85610.722
loose (not tight)90.8215.429
freak (not normie)90.71816.122
indulgent (not sober)90.63111.714
moody (not stable)90.24316.530
twitchy (not still)90.12010.123
ambitious (not realistic)89.92118.320
spicy (not mild)89.84611.920
exhibitionist (not bashful)89.71517.626
extravagant (not thrifty)89.66721.519
pack rat (not minimalist)89.6112.718
subjective (not objective)89.4112.426
dramatic (not no-nonsense)89.45120.918
plays hard (not works hard)89.31313.923
codependent (not independent)89.31111.922
extraordinary (not mundane)89.27014.919
avant-garde (not classical)89.2519.016
experimental (not reliable)89.21716.024
open to new experinces (not uncreative)89.19619.723
drop out (not valedictorian)88.92121.327
vibrant (not geriatric)88.95419.327
bad-cook (not good-cook)88.81615.925
artistic (not scientific)88.63711.817
astonishing (not methodical)88.6211.730
clumsy (not coordinated)88.52715.524
conspiracist (not sheeple)88.53215.412
oblivious (not alert)88.51816.122
arrogant (not humble)88.314018.516
👩‍🎤 (not 👩‍🔬)88.32321.067
gossiping (not confidential)88.23714.020
frenzied (not sleepy)88.03215.825
natural-talent (not hard-work)88.0217.630
perverted (not clean)87.94010.329
crafty (not scholarly)87.8169.620
oxymoron (not tautology)87.619.714
funny (not humorless)87.59016.619
f***-the-police (not tattle-tale)87.416617.619
social (not reclusive)87.46116.929
fire (not water)87.410113.918
💃 (not 🧕)87.110720.352
modern (not historical)87.02411.616
competitive (not cooperative)86.820712.518
self-assured (not self-conscious)86.84422.821
city-slicker (not country-bumpkin)86.811919.622
🤣 (not 😊)86.81618.672
lewd (not tasteful)86.72613.719
messy (not neat)86.75812.125
psychopath (not empath)86.69310.222
feisty (not gracious)86.310020.229
quirky (not predictable)86.13921.518
contrarian (not yes-man)86.14022.217
foolish (not wise)86.03218.024
unprepared (not hoarder)86.0419.922
epic (not deep)85.8312.427
weird (not normal)85.711222.015
variable (not consistent)85.6624.29
anarchist (not statist)85.53512.922
edgy (not politically correct)85.47318.125
emancipated (not enslaved)85.44729.016
sporty (not bookish)85.28311.619
kinky (not vanilla)85.17318.720
hedonist (not monastic)85.11423.322
fortunate (not unlucky)85.01219.525
backdoor (not official)84.97024.725
abstract (not concrete)84.92823.225
cosmopolitan (not provincial)84.64019.016
bad boy (not white knight)84.68613.718
anxious (not calm)84.210415.230
summer (not winter)84.210917.772
straight (not queer)84.124619.823
dog person (not cat person)84.06119.723
bourgeoisie (not proletariat)83.96712.714
👟 (not 🥾)83.92725.967
biased (not impartial)83.99721.019
😎 (not 🧐)83.911323.560
dominant (not submissive)83.834419.222
vain (not demure)83.810724.813
unpolished (not eloquent)83.83918.026
joyful (not miserable)83.85516.025
alpha (not beta)83.728717.424
brave (not careful)83.611314.118
lustful (not chaste)83.611222.924
rude (not respectful)83.510014.330
night owl (not morning lark)83.415421.316
barbaric (not civilized)83.24312.415
emotional (not logical)83.112023.615
entitled (not grateful)83.117919.623
thick (not thin)83.16414.225
sensitive (not thick-skinned)82.86420.623
privileged (not oppressed)82.826818.724
prideful (not envious)82.86924.433
receiving (not giving)82.711615.924
western (not eastern)82.63921.820
interesting (not tiresome)82.617721.214
charismatic (not uninspiring)82.329722.624
slacker (not workaholic)82.25316.824
gullible (not cynical)82.05424.524
debased (not pure)81.914625.319
selfish (not altruistic)81.919325.234
physical (not intellectual)81.87717.324
decorative (not utilitarian)81.73528.518
cannibal (not vegan)81.711713.012
ignorant (not knowledgeable)81.74817.224
sunny (not gloomy)81.313021.820
radical (not centrist)81.36124.123
indiscreet (not tactful)80.92523.726
sexual (not asexual)80.832528.518
not introspective (not introspective)80.72419.123
cheery (not sorrowful)80.59323.119
freelance (not corporate)80.525326.923
salacious (not wholesome)80.415722.820
circular (not linear)80.21219.118
open-book (not secretive)79.96319.632
poetic (not factual)79.84413.818
flirtatious (not prudish)79.722826.421
happy (not sad)79.27012.526
intimate (not formal)79.17623.531
😀 (not 😭)78.89926.971
lenient (not strict)78.713627.638
master (not apprentice)78.742226.421
incompetent (not competent)78.05720.613
fearmongering (not reassuring)78.016521.915
frank (not sugarcoated)78.038129.423
gendered (not androgynous)77.864730.028
imaginative (not practical)77.714731.316
masculine (not feminine)77.649315.631
unfixable (not fixable)77.69919.718
gamer (not non-gamer)77.312927.823
English (not German)77.240825.325
resistant (not resigned)77.025325.217
pop (not indie)77.06026.916
doer (not thinker)76.924929.922
😈 (not 😇)76.926427.571
sexist (not feminist)76.816317.222
🦄 (not 🐴)76.815530.366
reactive (not proactive)76.85921.418
stylish (not slovenly)76.736324.022
rugged (not refined)76.619828.320
street-smart (not sheltered)76.341925.116
animalistic (not human)76.25319.831
🤑 (not 🤠)76.219430.957
idealist (not realist)76.115427.317
liberal (not conservative)76.127721.921
moist (not dry)76.17218.420
punk rock (not preppy)76.124020.518
badass (not weakass)76.165924.224
lazy (not diligent)76.14118.422
unobservant (not perceptive)76.03324.726
bossy (not meek)75.957527.115
optimistic (not pessimistic)75.621821.219
warm (not cold)75.433019.617
touchy-feely (not distant)75.315821.519
often crying (not never cries)75.316823.518
focused on the present (not focused on the future)75.27828.621
jock (not nerd)75.124222.830
🐒 (not 🐩)74.913231.660
open (not guarded)74.98230.924
confident (not insecure)74.951634.519
jealous (not compersive)74.922122.517
poisonous (not nurturing)74.924622.725
chosen one (not everyman)74.820725.413
nonpolitical (not political)74.78125.116
ferocious (not pacifist)74.744522.026
multicolored (not monochrome)74.719833.216
quarrelsome (not warm)74.636122.120
trendy (not vintage)74.69325.635
explorer (not builder)74.322522.619
charming (not awkward)74.045425.225
heathen (not devout)74.015426.022
individualist (not communal)74.035127.527
dunce (not genius)73.99318.124
lost (not enlightened)73.919926.022
vague (not precise)73.85028.221
one-faced (not two-faced)73.651229.821
opinionated (not jealous)73.450025.012
cheesy (not chic)73.324723.725
cringeworthy (not inspiring)73.019920.427
shallow (not deep)72.715423.821
efficient (not overprepared)72.427626.619
trolling (not triggered)72.19726.114
flimsy (not sturdy)72.111222.914
good-humored (not angry)72.040720.617
macho (not metrosexual)71.619724.929
🤡 (not 👽)71.613733.165
helpless (not resourceful)71.44027.021
important (not irrelevant)71.491027.316
demonic (not angelic)71.228920.126
soulful (not soulless)71.277623.717
👨‍🔧 (not 👨‍⚕️)71.235223.059
family-first (not work-first)70.939625.020
low-tech (not high-tech)70.532424.420
insulting (not complimentary)70.532325.920
long-winded (not concise)70.515631.519
suspicious (not awkward)70.354026.122
low IQ (not high IQ)70.38830.226
🙃 (not 🥰)70.026534.060
💪 (not 🧠)70.019025.163
disreputable (not prestigious)69.919626.522
lover (not fighter)69.833729.015
driven (not unambitious)69.8112529.617
queen (not princess)69.857336.320
comedic (not dramatic)69.615333.539
hypochondriac (not stoic)69.515517.211
open-minded (not close-minded)69.443729.219
📈 (not 📉)69.436529.550
air (not earth)69.28631.118
melee (not ranged)69.29331.922
curious (not apathetic)69.159128.420
captain (not first-mate)68.750928.425
cryptic (not straightforward)68.112831.918
money-focused (not love-focused)68.129134.714
cunning (not honorable)67.734725.124
charming (not trusting)67.641834.614
transient (not permanent)67.415234.022
👻 (not 🤖)67.433035.366
Italian (not Swedish)67.435319.210
worldly (not innocent)67.379029.921
🤔 (not 🤫)67.230132.064
🥵 (not 🥶)67.035426.755
flower child (not goth)66.961622.963
🌟 (not 💩)66.792035.460
luddite (not technophile)66.629027.923
rough (not smooth)66.538129.121
vengeful (not forgiving)66.451423.821
pretentious (not unassuming)66.351833.818
🎃 (not 💀)66.234036.353
orange (not purple)66.126733.616
🥳 (not 🥴)65.921938.262
autistic (not neurotypical)65.86329.132
bright (not depressed)65.841226.120
hypocritical (not equitable)65.836332.025
muddy (not washed)65.527229.118
decisive (not hesitant)65.382031.328
soft (not hard)65.342220.720
leisurely (not hurried)65.226331.719
lowbrow (not highbrow)64.919031.921
authoritarian (not democratic)64.543127.824
🤺 (not 🏌)64.585830.750
literary (not mathematical)64.456724.020
slugabed (not go-getter)64.36627.729
treasure (not trash)64.2108727.121
🐷 (not 🐮)64.221334.152
🐘 (not 🐀)64.039930.669
fast-talking (not slow-talking)64.068435.624
unambiguous (not mysterious)63.950338.019
🏀 (not 🎨)63.941432.564
💝 (not 💔)63.847430.662
🐐 (not 🦒)63.854933.964
ironic (not profound)63.837931.227
soft (not hard)63.647826.520
slow (not fast)63.317432.726
mighty (not puny)63.190531.815
unfaithful (not devoted)63.014831.310
ivory-tower (not blue-collar)62.850635.320
egalitarian (not racist)62.7121622.711
🛌 (not 🧗)62.529535.455
unmotivated (not motivated)62.37128.820
sweet (not bitter)62.058222.621
cool (not dorky)62.066925.422
😏 (not 😬)62.060234.464
varied (not repetitive)61.821837.322
child free (not pronatalist)61.675433.515
jaded (not innocent)61.686529.120
chivalrous (not businesslike)61.549522.324
vulnerable (not armoured)61.335829.628
existentialist (not nihilist)61.266629.319
suspicious (not trusting)61.168733.728
Greek (not Roman)61.020527.25
plastic (not wooden)61.019625.914
spiritual (not skeptical)60.925430.624
🏋️‍♂️ (not 🚴)60.830729.855
romantic (not dispassionate)60.892835.627
forward-thinking (not stuck-in-the-past)60.761427.516
transparent (not machiavellian)60.353038.921
literal (not metaphorical)60.175935.226
hipster (not basic)59.936529.912
cultured (not rustic)59.880627.015
tailor (not blacksmith)59.782331.314
kind (not cruel)59.6107720.031
whippersnapper (not sage)59.649931.821
repulsive (not attractive)59.328025.015
direct (not roundabout)59.0100236.125
chortling (not giggling)58.486933.416
obsessed (not aloof)58.392933.723
offended (not chill)58.275337.213
real (not philosophical)57.992931.018
wavering (not resolute)57.923632.924
🧙 (not 👨‍🚀)57.964733.853
short (not tall)57.853023.421
believable (not poorly-written)57.7146525.721
complicated (not simple)57.6101040.922
industrial (not domestic)57.064832.028
high standards (not desperate)57.091233.330
theoretical (not empirical)56.929034.918
involved (not remote)56.9114634.123
disarming (not creepy)56.8110129.820
🧢 (not 🎩)56.866938.075
interested (not bored)56.8111232.236
libertarian (not socialist)56.767235.215
hunter (not gatherer)56.678335.416
traitorous (not loyal)56.530030.024
pensive (not serene)56.3125030.333
manicured (not scruffy)56.199227.119
Russian (not French)55.943230.225
accepting (not judgemental)55.865432.624
🐿 (not 🦇)55.285335.673
folksy (not presidential)55.264130.625
theist (not atheist)55.152230.917
lighthearted (not intense)55.041937.227
blissful (not haunted)54.841226.820
🙋‍♂️ (not 🙅‍♂️)54.786238.762
flourishing (not traumatized)54.740527.821
young (not old)54.698324.528
insider (not outsider)54.659935.317
relaxed (not tense)54.529128.220
flexible (not rigid)54.359732.314
masochistic (not pain-avoidant)54.272235.525
sickly (not healthy)54.134128.219
punchable (not loveable)53.753734.927
naive (not paranoid)53.449840.820
mainstream (not arcane)53.359136.625
slothful (not active)53.221732.032
ugly (not beautiful)53.129931.120
quitter (not persistent)53.16141.520
legit (not scrub)53.0128627.920
generalist (not specialist)52.748635.721
stingy (not generous)52.659028.728
heroic (not villainous)52.3123120.030
underachiever (not overachiever)52.330736.231
protagonist (not antagonist)52.3122428.316
off-key (not musical)52.291031.026
'right-brained' (not 'left-brained')51.865337.521
genocidal (not not genocidal)51.844238.911
noob (not pro)51.739632.222
common sense (not analysis)51.762228.219
fresh (not stinky)51.6116930.221
unpatriotic (not patriotic)51.438828.217
spelunker (not claustrophobic)51.4109337.614
Coke (not Pepsi)51.392037.524
mad (not glad)51.296129.329
rhythmic (not stuttering)51.1127233.925
genuine (not sarcastic)50.188936.122
always down (not picky)50.863534.321

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

Most similar Least similar
  1. Ilana Wexler (0.812)
  2. Cosmo Kramer (0.811)
  3. Erlich Bachman (0.809)
  4. Bart Simpson (0.807)
  5. George Oscar 'Gob' Bluth (0.792)
  6. Cheryl Tunt (0.79)
  7. F. Tony Scarapiducci (0.78)
  8. Jenna Maroney (0.774)
  9. Michael Scott (0.772)
  10. Charlie Harper (0.771)
  1. Elinor Dashwood (-0.707)
  2. Princess Darya 'Dolly' Oblonskaya (-0.668)
  3. Elizabeth (-0.665)
  4. Anita 'Needy' Lesnicki (-0.65)
  5. Rita (-0.613)
  6. Frank Vernon (-0.612)
  7. Calvin's dad (-0.612)
  8. Waylon Smithers (-0.608)
  9. Colonel Brandon (-0.603)
  10. Tom Hagen (-0.597)

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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Notes

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