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Marge Simpson Personality Statistics

Marge Simpson is a character from The Simpsons. 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
family-first (not work-first)93.8119.2452
loyal (not traitorous)92.89010.3430
love-focused (not money-focused)92.5459.122
kind (not cruel)92.4608.9404
giving (not receiving)90.42316.322
diligent (not lazy)89.925311.5411
nurturing (not poisonous)89.54414.6137
civilized (not barbaric)88.310312.1417
respectful (not rude)88.26513.2428
devoted (not unfaithful)88.020818.017
🌟 (not 💩)87.912217.4129
reliable (not experimental)87.84118.942
pronatalist (not child free)87.6516.5360
warm (not cold)87.57114.6406
soulful (not soulless)87.314912.967
feminine (not masculine)87.113514.3456
neat (not messy)87.011715.8302
treasure (not trash)87.015217.0130
human (not animalistic)86.79714.3351
motivated (not unmotivated)86.738412.724
gendered (not androgynous)86.518119.9138
healthy (not sickly)86.411013.8390
domestic (not industrial)86.3618.670
protagonist (not antagonist)85.910316.020
forgiving (not vengeful)85.46717.1444
resourceful (not helpless)85.231918.179
competent (not incompetent)85.131017.6356
emotional (not unemotional)85.116311.615
heroic (not villainous)85.027214.3447
queen (not princess)84.914420.220
not genocidal (not genocidal)84.815818.418
non-gamer (not gamer)84.79128.638
altruistic (not selfish)84.68915.0460
romantic (not dispassionate)84.313116.557
sensible (not ludicrous)84.26617.6426
beautiful (not ugly)84.242917.290
persistent (not quitter)84.264116.8131
empath (not psychopath)84.014020.845
clean (not perverted)83.620218.847
self-disciplined (not disorganized)83.635919.2379
mature (not juvenile)83.614317.388
works hard (not plays hard)83.518416.5389
angelic (not demonic)83.510416.3397
active (not slothful)83.532315.4360
humble (not arrogant)83.16514.4424
egalitarian (not racist)83.141415.6126
important (not irrelevant)83.038420.6206
complimentary (not insulting)82.79220.1101
morning lark (not night owl)82.53419.4291
frenzied (not sleepy)82.513610.833
flower child (not goth)82.317922.925
on-time (not tardy)82.231719.445
orderly (not chaotic)82.014919.1460
well behaved (not mischievous)81.96219.0417
white knight (not bad boy)81.916124.120
involved (not remote)81.813918.9363
cautious (not impulsive)81.78618.2466
washed (not muddy)81.712221.427
🐩 (not 🐒)81.612320.5108
manicured (not scruffy)81.638018.4371
warm (not quarrelsome)81.38118.9415
permanent (not transient)81.05422.2134
wholesome (not salacious)80.917620.8111
sunny (not gloomy)80.912819.250
disarming (not creepy)80.716917.7136
🎃 (not 💀)80.76519.046
summer (not winter)80.716621.819
sweet (not bitter)80.515418.4382
💝 (not 💔)80.410422.3188
touchy-feely (not distant)80.48821.422
reassuring (not fearmongering)80.311628.020
tasteful (not lewd)80.213919.0422
sheriff (not outlaw)80.217419.4337
workaholic (not slacker)80.156121.480
fresh (not stinky)80.130219.7183
grateful (not entitled)80.111819.247
😇 (not 😈)80.015919.5133
loveable (not punchable)79.920615.633
patient (not impatient)79.87622.9164
honorable (not cunning)79.816421.3472
proper (not scandalous)79.615019.3354
genuine (not sarcastic)79.314723.4384
generous (not stingy)79.320515.556
😊 (not 🤣)79.212325.5127
devout (not heathen)79.27118.4403
basic (not hipster)79.115122.8358
reasonable (not deranged)79.120819.2122
🐿 (not 🦇)79.115219.4109
go-getter (not slugabed)78.849723.0105
moderate (not extreme)78.72521.4375
attractive (not repulsive)78.549117.6453
scheduled (not spontaneous)78.430322.2430
optimistic (not pessimistic)78.415422.8330
traditional (not unorthodox)78.310921.772
neurotypical (not autistic)78.223122.0387
tall (not short)78.120317.1377
legit (not scrub)77.937820.2148
politically correct (not edgy)77.88421.0376
pure (not debased)77.719219.3407
fixable (not unfixable)77.66721.534
straight (not queer)77.553225.2160
straightforward (not cryptic)77.419222.5419
badass (not weakass)77.458726.151
English (not German)77.238222.642
frugal (not lavish)77.212620.2388
OCD (not ADHD)77.126322.345
believable (not poorly-written)76.943918.824
tattle-tale (not f***-the-police)76.99924.740
coordinated (not clumsy)76.749221.9406
pointed (not random)76.551023.732
sexual (not asexual)76.543020.952
good-cook (not bad-cook)76.410625.647
valedictorian (not drop out)76.348125.1109
preppy (not punk rock)76.331822.041
🎨 (not 🏀)76.242922.641
official (not backdoor)76.211522.8353
cheery (not sorrowful)75.915422.0426
🥰 (not 🙃)75.913026.8199
refined (not rugged)75.729820.3437
deliberate (not spontaneous)75.641724.0368
average (not deviant)75.54821.9253
self-improving (not self-destructive)75.413325.439
social (not reclusive)75.427722.0196
🦒 (not 🐐)75.3829.0200
smooth (not rough)75.113720.3378
low-tech (not high-tech)75.120319.3345
modest (not flamboyant)75.025722.9446
tailor (not blacksmith)75.029426.834
pro (not noob)74.861623.8122
soft (not hard)74.720422.690
unambiguous (not mysterious)74.618925.8405
feminist (not sexist)74.553625.6163
practical (not imaginative)74.436324.0375
hard-work (not natural-talent)74.426423.758
good-humored (not angry)74.233322.1396
cooperative (not competitive)74.116126.6429
one-faced (not two-faced)74.046328.648
consistent (not variable)73.826723.246
joyful (not miserable)73.717822.2125
perceptive (not unobservant)73.677524.137
😀 (not 😭)73.618523.4125
theist (not atheist)73.512724.371
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)73.546328.2107
wise (not foolish)73.433521.1434
demure (not vain)73.214720.2349
prideful (not envious)73.143621.147
literary (not mathematical)72.922421.4365
builder (not explorer)72.915524.4348
master (not apprentice)72.956723.7159
studious (not goof-off)72.861622.8121
prestigious (not disreputable)72.739620.5299
soft (not hard)72.525222.9368
trusting (not suspicious)72.219425.9420
high IQ (not low IQ)72.086919.2325
methodical (not astonishing)71.833225.5390
triggered (not trolling)71.827125.538
centrist (not radical)71.86124.820
existentialist (not nihilist)71.715024.371
normie (not freak)71.718528.161
tense (not relaxed)71.770522.3429
chatty (not reserved)71.740524.9435
knowledgeable (not ignorant)71.763626.037
luddite (not technophile)71.614621.2299
glad (not mad)71.421125.2105
artistic (not scientific)71.428920.6444
gatherer (not hunter)71.329228.746
interested (not bored)71.248821.733
sober (not indulgent)71.019828.0373
tactful (not indiscreet)70.538025.8112
crafty (not scholarly)70.446223.9396
vibrant (not geriatric)70.455026.448
sheeple (not conspiracist)70.34825.3248
hoarder (not unprepared)70.229021.3307
communal (not individualist)70.210428.192
hurried (not leisurely)70.027723.8407
bookish (not sporty)69.761321.8380
bright (not depressed)69.629724.1338
accommodating (not stubborn)69.611528.951
pacifist (not ferocious)69.520426.2475
penny-pincher (not overspender)69.530024.3168
lover (not fighter)69.532328.245
blissful (not haunted)69.415726.341
eloquent (not unpolished)69.457122.9335
tame (not wild)69.223223.4345
nerd (not jock)69.157322.4403
🙋‍♂️ (not 🙅‍♂️)69.134329.889
happy (not sad)68.921822.1358
intellectual (not physical)68.962524.5396
curious (not apathetic)68.954326.9387
sturdy (not flimsy)68.963327.533
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)68.838226.0385
charismatic (not uninspiring)68.679027.3319
anxious (not calm)68.447925.9396
trusting (not charming)68.416627.2423
mainstream (not arcane)68.414629.0340
thrifty (not extravagant)68.431429.751
French (not Russian)68.234127.038
obedient (not rebellious)68.126525.6356
vegan (not cannibal)68.036722.436
low self esteem (not narcissistic)67.919825.841
repetitive (not varied)67.832927.5141
👟 (not 🥾)67.733628.9111
📈 (not 📉)67.744627.798
normal (not weird)67.524126.2425
🧠 (not 💪)67.572825.2137
earth (not air)67.348832.646
thin (not thick)67.244626.6273
cat person (not dog person)67.234832.024
precise (not vague)67.162825.6278
careful (not brave)67.019127.4402
statist (not anarchist)67.034629.0149
tight (not loose)67.064423.537
realistic (not ambitious)67.017425.440
stylish (not slovenly)66.962824.5387
reasoned (not instinctual)66.925429.0460
genius (not dunce)66.868720.0512
rational (not whimsical)66.854127.2432
mighty (not puny)66.773423.3344
real (not philosophical)66.754126.4269
down2earth (not head@clouds)66.646430.2399
generalist (not specialist)66.57129.074
🤠 (not 🤑)66.454827.0110
multicolored (not monochrome)66.434130.461
💃 (not 🧕)66.464526.8185
charming (not awkward)66.163926.0405
expressive (not stoic)66.056228.3420
🐮 (not 🐷)65.825327.9177
metrosexual (not macho)65.854323.127
classical (not avant-garde)65.745229.674
vintage (not trendy)65.774527.853
stick-in-the-mud (not adventurous)65.531327.5361
compersive (not jealous)65.434325.2309
chosen one (not everyman)65.445331.018
high standards (not desperate)65.261729.154
deep (not shallow)65.059727.8138
pain-avoidant (not masochistic)65.024729.939
lighthearted (not intense)65.022625.628
attentive (not interrupting)65.044229.640
democratic (not authoritarian)64.848327.9399
innocent (not worldly)64.620628.1452
stable (not moody)64.620427.1392
mild (not spicy)64.627927.6365
accepting (not judgemental)64.641831.3280
western (not eastern)64.552932.5160
naive (not paranoid)64.521425.116
introspective (not not introspective)64.263727.5168
liberal (not conservative)64.260728.8124
opinionated (not jealous)64.284424.518
🤔 (not 🤫)64.143130.2104
dorky (not cool)64.142227.594
factual (not exaggerating)64.048427.839
bashful (not exhibitionist)64.017425.646
gullible (not cynical)64.028830.320
flourishing (not traumatized)63.520629.056
open-book (not secretive)63.528726.559
equitable (not hypocritical)63.251827.9105
patriotic (not unpatriotic)63.278328.3116
unassuming (not pretentious)63.127329.7109
😜 (not 🤐)63.048229.8113
overachiever (not underachiever)63.0100532.250
obsessed (not aloof)62.966726.4378
🥳 (not 🥴)62.927928.9126
rhythmic (not stuttering)62.988125.330
inspiring (not cringeworthy)62.860627.073
no-nonsense (not dramatic)62.743427.8165
cheesy (not chic)62.552730.929
literal (not metaphorical)62.265028.8385
urban (not rural)62.186127.9198
subdued (not exuberant)62.129825.535
hesitant (not decisive)62.023028.5420
serious (not bold)61.940127.7456
insider (not outsider)61.935328.3279
sane (not crazy)61.948027.2108
🐘 (not 🐀)61.845331.1179
🧗 (not 🛌)61.872831.2168
realistic (not fantastical)61.864629.442
conventional (not creative)61.444530.3446
water (not fire)61.334529.339
provincial (not cosmopolitan)61.240729.5343
🦄 (not 🐴)61.241529.3129
timid (not cocky)61.222927.627
linear (not circular)61.139531.643
resolute (not wavering)61.087529.2109
driven (not unambitious)60.9128728.0356
proletariat (not bourgeoisie)60.853329.2341
nonpolitical (not political)60.736530.4374
open-minded (not close-minded)60.769227.8368
monastic (not hedonist)60.430027.977
🎩 (not 🧢)60.463534.1108
giggling (not chortling)60.329033.242
vanilla (not kinky)60.253430.6360
picky (not always down)60.263727.222
hypochondriac (not stoic)60.135125.714
open to new experinces (not uncreative)59.996028.9396
folksy (not presidential)59.949528.635
chaste (not lustful)59.742525.0404
👽 (not 🤡)59.759328.4100
pop (not indie)59.729730.922
sheltered (not street-smart)59.640329.7315
bossy (not meek)59.596325.1388
playful (not shy)59.594924.4418
gracious (not feisty)59.524726.8356
enlightened (not lost)59.548526.844
boy/girl-next-door (not celebrity)59.577032.018
sugarcoated (not frank)59.318327.126
🥵 (not 🥶)59.255830.839
alert (not oblivious)59.089027.5109
poor (not rich)58.944619.3360
sensitive (not thick-skinned)58.951528.1385
👨‍⚕️ (not 👨‍🔧)58.963028.8117
poetic (not factual)58.943030.042
transparent (not machiavellian)58.755231.215
prudish (not flirtatious)58.648430.016
simple (not complicated)58.328830.8349
Greek (not Roman)58.330131.623
expressive (not monotone)58.382230.424
Italian (not Swedish)58.163130.927
serious (not playful)58.083724.0465
moist (not dry)57.952425.735
fast (not slow)57.899124.9417
dramatic (not comedic)57.895929.845
twitchy (not still)57.878830.245
spiritual (not skeptical)57.727728.5409
extrovert (not introvert)57.777028.7438
funny (not humorless)57.777926.4408
decorative (not utilitarian)57.636233.071
forward-thinking (not stuck-in-the-past)57.666624.640
innocent (not jaded)57.635919.919
privileged (not oppressed)57.593728.845
proactive (not reactive)57.540532.923
opinionated (not neutral)57.3130830.956
resigned (not resistant)57.213031.7383
focused on the present (not focused on the future)57.159528.5389
fast-talking (not slow-talking)57.188731.847
gossiping (not confidential)57.042331.2413
rock (not rap)57.0127029.622
emotional (not logical)56.971328.6444
contrarian (not yes-man)56.983428.221
predictable (not quirky)56.756331.135
🤺 (not 🏌)56.6105931.2129
plastic (not wooden)56.525930.222
mundane (not extraordinary)56.432729.5390
bold (not shy)56.3128326.8443
open (not guarded)56.328928.7386
overprepared (not efficient)56.219835.139
socialist (not libertarian)56.025628.2339
empirical (not theoretical)56.070528.6377
🤖 (not 👻)55.858229.3102
cultured (not rustic)55.786327.725
quiet (not loud)55.561127.8459
enslaved (not emancipated)55.529928.2351
objective (not subjective)55.353229.281
offended (not chill)55.381726.030
self-conscious (not self-assured)55.233030.1355
often crying (not never cries)55.257125.327
chivalrous (not businesslike)55.065431.146
old (not young)54.955317.2409
interesting (not tiresome)54.9109928.5363
off-key (not musical)54.976929.248
highbrow (not lowbrow)54.893326.1369
😎 (not 🧐)54.773032.8119
captain (not first-mate)54.672035.6406
melee (not ranged)54.643133.022
intimate (not formal)54.469229.0182
😏 (not 😬)54.479330.4131
oxymoron (not tautology)54.485233.511
submissive (not dominant)54.346629.9420
concise (not long-winded)54.069931.722
passive (not assertive)53.934530.1365
lenient (not strict)53.862425.9435
'right-brained' (not 'left-brained')53.840129.0261
profound (not ironic)53.663229.245
roundabout (not direct)53.437231.2396
corporate (not freelance)53.261033.738
common sense (not analysis)53.252930.720
orange (not purple)53.169031.0314
deep (not epic)53.166531.036
🧙 (not 👨‍🚀)53.076030.9173
Pepsi (not Coke)52.954234.251
unchallenging (not demanding)52.927632.954
fortunate (not unlucky)52.867227.5402
confident (not insecure)52.7109428.9406
flexible (not rigid)52.760627.0346
alpha (not beta)52.796833.6390
biased (not impartial)52.5119728.5338
awkward (not suspicious)52.449827.9335
sage (not whippersnapper)52.369429.924
claustrophobic (not spelunker)52.047731.932
vulnerable (not armoured)51.854727.1342
serene (not pensive)51.618731.123
private (not gregarious)51.298429.4394
thinker (not doer)51.247134.461
modern (not historical)51.189727.9279
codependent (not independent)51.156433.7392
realist (not idealist)51.083532.6108
regular (not zany)50.167229.8113
pack rat (not minimalist)50.868530.6101
👩‍🎤 (not 👩‍🔬)50.882232.3102
country-bumpkin (not city-slicker)50.746929.8122
concrete (not abstract)50.396232.0109

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

Most similar Least similar
  1. Meg March (0.871)
  2. Ann Perkins (0.87)
  3. Rebecca Pearson (0.843)
  4. Marmee March (0.839)
  5. Kitty Forman (0.838)
  6. Pam Beesly (0.838)
  7. Eliza Hamilton (0.835)
  8. Anna Bates (0.831)
  9. Mary Margaret Blanchard (0.828)
  10. Tami Taylor (0.824)
  1. Sid Phillips (-0.705)
  2. Frank Gallagher (-0.667)
  3. Cypher (-0.647)
  4. Jeremy Armitage (-0.645)
  5. Joffrey Baratheon (-0.638)
  6. Dennis Nedry (-0.635)
  7. Jian-Yang (-0.617)
  8. Nelson Muntz (-0.611)
  9. Krusty the Clown (-0.609)
  10. Eric Cartman (-0.6)

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 = 0.53)
  2. Enneagram: Type 5 (r = 0.51)
  3. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESTJ (r = 0.5)
  4. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESFJ (r = 0.46)
  5. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENFJ (r = 0.45)
  6. Enneagram: Type 6 (r = 0.44)
  7. Enneagram: Type 1 (r = 0.42)
  8. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESTP (r = 0.41)
  9. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENTP (r = 0.36)
  10. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESFP (r = 0.34)
  11. Enneagram: Type 8 (r = 0.33)
  12. Enneagram: Type 9 (r = 0.32)
  13. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENFP (r = 0.3)
  14. Enneagram: Type 3 (r = 0.3)
  15. Enneagram: Type 4 (r = 0.3)
  16. Enneagram: Type 2 (r = 0.29)
  17. Enneagram: Type 7 (r = 0.21)
  18. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISFJ (r = 0.06)
  19. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INFJ (r = 0.04)
  20. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INTJ (r = 0.04)
  21. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISTJ (r = 0.03)
  22. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISTP (r = -0.08)
  23. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISFP (r = -0.08)
  24. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INFP (r = -0.1)
  25. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INTP (r = -0.12)

Notes

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