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Marge Simpson Descriptive Personality Statistics

Reference picture of Marge Simpson

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. This website has recruited more than 3 million volunteers to rate characters on descriptive adjectives and other properties, which can be aggregated to create profiles that users can be matched to as part of a personality test. For more information about how the ratings were collected and how they are used, see the documentation.

Aggregated ratings for 400 descriptions

The table shows the average rating the character received for each descriptive item on a 1 to 100 scale and what that character's rank for the description is among all 2,000 characters in the database. It also shows the standard deviation of the ratings and how many different individuals submitted a rating for that description.

ItemAverage ratingRankRating standard deviationNumber of raters
family-first (not work-first)93.6119.2454
loyal (not traitorous)92.511911.1424
kind (not cruel)92.3698.9395
diligent (not lazy)90.029911.5417
nurturing (not poisonous)88.66516.4144
🌟 (not 💩)88.513214.7135
love-focused (not money-focused)88.416316.444
civilized (not barbaric)88.212112.3411
respectful (not rude)88.08413.2425
devoted (not unfaithful)87.630317.946
feminine (not masculine)87.516214.4457
warm (not cold)87.58814.6411
pronatalist (not child free)87.3616.7356
treasure (not trash)87.118116.7141
empath (not psychopath)87.08518.162
gendered (not androgynous)86.817718.6142
human (not animalistic)86.710715.0363
neat (not messy)86.713516.4305
giving (not receiving)86.77118.755
soulful (not soulless)86.523014.087
healthy (not sickly)86.410613.7388
domestic (not industrial)86.2918.678
beautiful (not ugly)85.948514.5101
resourceful (not helpless)85.335719.193
persistent (not quitter)85.370516.5147
queen (not princess)84.917420.754
forgiving (not vengeful)84.89117.9443
heroic (not villainous)84.834214.7454
competent (not incompetent)84.840318.1356
non-gamer (not gamer)84.69426.451
altruistic (not selfish)84.411515.2459
active (not slothful)83.740515.2358
mature (not juvenile)83.718317.5106
sensible (not ludicrous)83.67818.0425
self-disciplined (not disorganized)83.543119.3373
important (not irrelevant)83.447020.0207
on-time (not tardy)83.432218.652
works hard (not plays hard)83.322816.5392
angelic (not demonic)83.113516.8400
humble (not arrogant)83.08114.5428
motivated (not unmotivated)83.075516.045
flower child (not goth)82.921522.042
morning lark (not night owl)82.64519.7290
well behaved (not mischievous)82.48118.3420
complimentary (not insulting)82.411221.3114
clean (not perverted)82.328818.956
romantic (not dispassionate)82.223918.875
emotional (not unemotional)82.230115.134
sunny (not gloomy)82.215117.360
🐩 (not 🐒)82.112620.0115
orderly (not chaotic)81.916419.3455
involved (not remote)81.815118.8355
cautious (not impulsive)81.710018.6471
manicured (not scruffy)81.743418.1372
protagonist (not antagonist)81.732222.842
egalitarian (not racist)81.563117.0141
💝 (not 💔)81.510021.4192
reliable (not experimental)81.512824.759
warm (not quarrelsome)81.49818.8416
sweet (not bitter)81.017417.7385
wholesome (not salacious)80.521121.4127
frenzied (not sleepy)80.523013.847
touchy-feely (not distant)80.310221.648
sheriff (not outlaw)80.220919.7349
white knight (not bad boy)80.224918.545
tasteful (not lewd)80.116619.0418
fresh (not stinky)80.140420.7187
disarming (not creepy)80.022118.0147
honorable (not cunning)79.818721.3466
proper (not scandalous)79.717619.3350
patient (not impatient)79.510124.1171
😇 (not 😈)79.420920.1144
permanent (not transient)79.37923.4146
😊 (not 🤣)79.316725.8134
washed (not muddy)79.224123.744
devout (not heathen)79.18418.7394
attractive (not repulsive)79.062117.0452
reasonable (not deranged)78.924419.5134
tall (not short)78.924817.0451
basic (not hipster)78.816523.3359
go-getter (not slugabed)78.861622.9115
genuine (not sarcastic)78.720023.8393
straight (not queer)78.750125.1176
legit (not scrub)78.738919.4159
loveable (not punchable)78.529721.650
🎃 (not 💀)78.510519.660
generous (not stingy)78.528317.568
scheduled (not spontaneous)78.336522.0436
workaholic (not slacker)78.376222.289
optimistic (not pessimistic)78.219422.6328
moderate (not extreme)78.23921.9384
traditional (not unorthodox)78.113822.487
neurotypical (not autistic)78.122322.2395
politically correct (not edgy)78.010620.8367
reassuring (not fearmongering)78.021025.151
straightforward (not cryptic)77.920222.3417
summer (not winter)77.826725.441
🐿 (not 🦇)77.723320.3125
🎨 (not 🏀)77.749622.553
pure (not debased)77.522419.7407
badass (not weakass)77.571124.360
good-cook (not bad-cook)77.19924.755
sexual (not asexual)77.050822.670
grateful (not entitled)77.019621.360
valedictorian (not drop out)76.758726.0110
🥰 (not 🙃)76.616326.7204
frugal (not lavish)76.516021.1395
coordinated (not clumsy)76.561022.0397
English (not German)76.554325.456
perceptive (not unobservant)76.483525.962
one-faced (not two-faced)76.249026.563
OCD (not ADHD)76.232623.358
pointed (not random)76.160725.141
official (not backdoor)75.813022.9354
believable (not poorly-written)75.863421.542
refined (not rugged)75.735620.7433
cheery (not sorrowful)75.619722.6424
pro (not noob)75.672523.3128
tailor (not blacksmith)75.528324.450
feminist (not sexist)75.466824.9168
social (not reclusive)75.234822.4209
deliberate (not spontaneous)75.149124.9367
low-tech (not high-tech)75.124519.0350
modest (not flamboyant)75.030423.1451
average (not deviant)75.05722.4244
unambiguous (not mysterious)75.020325.2407
practical (not imaginative)74.941923.9370
hard-work (not natural-talent)74.927725.573
smooth (not rough)74.817820.8388
🦒 (not 🐐)74.81229.7213
tattle-tale (not f***-the-police)74.515624.448
cooperative (not competitive)74.020426.7428
good-humored (not angry)74.042622.3402
fixable (not unfixable)74.018325.153
wise (not foolish)73.837720.7429
joyful (not miserable)73.822822.9140
preppy (not punk rock)73.849124.961
master (not apprentice)73.567123.4165
soft (not hard)73.529223.498
normie (not freak)73.416426.477
studious (not goof-off)73.473622.6129
demure (not vain)73.116920.4352
prestigious (not disreputable)72.747820.7309
😀 (not 😭)72.625023.5139
literary (not mathematical)72.532921.4362
glad (not mad)72.523924.2121
gatherer (not hunter)72.432627.860
vibrant (not geriatric)72.461425.260
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)72.364328.6117
soft (not hard)72.232423.2368
builder (not explorer)72.220024.7361
chatty (not reserved)72.047824.6431
trusting (not suspicious)71.924425.9423
artistic (not scientific)71.937120.3446
high IQ (not low IQ)71.9107419.2330
tense (not relaxed)71.686822.2414
knowledgeable (not ignorant)71.680525.653
not genocidal (not genocidal)71.484133.244
methodical (not astonishing)71.341925.8388
luddite (not technophile)71.316621.3294
consistent (not variable)71.141425.657
sober (not indulgent)71.122828.1374
existentialist (not nihilist)71.121024.182
theist (not atheist)70.718125.890
tactful (not indiscreet)70.745725.3116
self-improving (not self-destructive)70.526228.550
crafty (not scholarly)70.455324.4392
hurried (not leisurely)70.332123.9409
triggered (not trolling)70.340924.047
hoarder (not unprepared)70.135921.5302
bright (not depressed)69.735723.7332
French (not Russian)69.637227.457
bookish (not sporty)69.576921.8385
👟 (not 🥾)69.535329.2125
prideful (not envious)69.475722.062
charismatic (not uninspiring)69.496226.9326
sheeple (not conspiracist)69.45325.4250
eloquent (not unpolished)69.368723.1345
blissful (not haunted)69.318726.549
communal (not individualist)69.215228.7111
attentive (not interrupting)69.242428.354
interested (not bored)69.274123.347
thrifty (not extravagant)69.234829.763
tame (not wild)69.128823.9355
pacifist (not ferocious)69.029426.4476
curious (not apathetic)68.971226.7383
intellectual (not physical)68.776024.5395
anxious (not calm)68.756725.3387
🙋‍♂️ (not 🙅‍♂️)68.744230.297
accommodating (not stubborn)68.714328.261
nerd (not jock)68.669522.5406
obedient (not rebellious)68.631525.1361
📈 (not 📉)68.651826.7105
earth (not air)68.649130.863
trusting (not charming)68.619827.0434
happy (not sad)68.526922.4360
classical (not avant-garde)68.542928.778
penny-pincher (not overspender)68.439925.2176
sturdy (not flimsy)68.379626.756
vintage (not trendy)68.382926.665
lover (not fighter)68.144629.050
mainstream (not arcane)68.117529.1343
metrosexual (not macho)68.154622.837
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)68.045126.2387
precise (not vague)67.971925.4284
tight (not loose)67.974325.154
normal (not weird)67.826426.4424
🧠 (not 💪)67.891126.2147
statist (not anarchist)67.639528.3151
lighthearted (not intense)67.623724.347
rational (not whimsical)67.462326.7435
thin (not thick)67.456726.8274
repetitive (not varied)67.239127.3151
multicolored (not monochrome)67.241529.371
stylish (not slovenly)67.175624.4388
real (not philosophical)67.162726.5272
careful (not brave)67.023027.3405
reasoned (not instinctual)67.031129.1448
genius (not dunce)66.986020.2507
down2earth (not head@clouds)66.856230.1399
🥵 (not 🥶)66.845829.159
opinionated (not jealous)66.896023.945
mighty (not puny)66.791623.6345
💃 (not 🧕)66.778827.2193
vegan (not cannibal)66.754123.946
charming (not awkward)66.577525.8411
stick-in-the-mud (not adventurous)66.335727.3356
🐮 (not 🐷)66.132528.0179
expressive (not stoic)66.170227.7424
compersive (not jealous)66.042525.1316
🤠 (not 🤑)65.475427.7122
low self esteem (not narcissistic)65.431425.753
rhythmic (not stuttering)65.399224.843
cat person (not dog person)65.349731.048
generalist (not specialist)65.211828.984
overachiever (not underachiever)65.1117530.570
democratic (not authoritarian)65.058527.9404
patriotic (not unpatriotic)64.985027.8128
introspective (not not introspective)64.879327.5173
🤔 (not 🤫)64.849529.8112
accepting (not judgemental)64.554431.0288
innocent (not worldly)64.426228.6453
stable (not moody)64.325827.3389
western (not eastern)64.372032.5164
high standards (not desperate)64.276029.362
flourishing (not traumatized)64.122227.572
mild (not spicy)64.035327.9364
deep (not shallow)64.081327.5152
open-book (not secretive)63.933826.872
bashful (not exhibitionist)63.923124.958
sugarcoated (not frank)63.912727.548
main character (not side character)63.869935.739
liberal (not conservative)63.680228.6137
realistic (not fantastical)63.474629.258
obsessed (not aloof)63.381026.7385
sane (not crazy)63.355426.9123
linear (not circular)63.236830.851
rock (not rap)63.2140131.238
😜 (not 🤐)63.159830.1120
equitable (not hypocritical)63.066028.3110
urban (not rural)63.0102427.8209
inspiring (not cringeworthy)62.977728.086
unassuming (not pretentious)62.937130.0123
centrist (not radical)62.930930.149
proactive (not reactive)62.826532.737
cultured (not rustic)62.684130.150
realistic (not ambitious)62.536024.855
🥳 (not 🥴)62.237629.3139
insider (not outsider)62.138228.3273
hesitant (not decisive)61.928128.4423
serious (not bold)61.950527.7453
🦄 (not 🐴)61.949229.6142
water (not fire)61.946329.747
literal (not metaphorical)61.879128.7386
resolute (not wavering)61.7105728.8116
giggling (not chortling)61.433731.752
conventional (not creative)61.354230.5448
no-nonsense (not dramatic)61.357229.0179
🐘 (not 🐀)61.356331.7188
gullible (not cynical)61.340229.634
timid (not cocky)61.228024.742
driven (not unambitious)61.1162328.2355
🧗 (not 🛌)61.197931.6181
open-minded (not close-minded)61.089227.3367
boy/girl-next-door (not celebrity)61.095232.550
🎩 (not 🧢)60.978033.5114
transparent (not machiavellian)60.960728.339
nonpolitical (not political)60.647630.3379
monastic (not hedonist)60.634228.180
open to new experinces (not uncreative)60.4122028.6402
dorky (not cool)60.459429.3121
bossy (not meek)60.3116025.4375
hypochondriac (not stoic)60.339428.447
provincial (not cosmopolitan)60.252129.8345
proletariat (not bourgeoisie)60.271529.5346
alert (not oblivious)59.9108027.5111
pain-avoidant (not masochistic)59.950832.150
gracious (not feisty)59.832227.4368
vanilla (not kinky)59.669330.8366
👽 (not 🤡)59.672628.2107
chaste (not lustful)59.554825.1404
cheesy (not chic)59.574429.044
playful (not shy)59.4115024.5417
decorative (not utilitarian)59.442932.578
sheltered (not street-smart)59.350629.7320
enlightened (not lost)59.359427.564
opinionated (not neutral)59.2157229.964
Italian (not Swedish)59.170731.940
folksy (not presidential)59.164130.549
👨‍⚕️ (not 👨‍🔧)59.078428.9130
expressive (not monotone)58.9100630.757
picky (not always down)58.982926.540
poor (not rich)58.859319.3363
sensitive (not thick-skinned)58.863828.2394
forward-thinking (not stuck-in-the-past)58.780125.648
predictable (not quirky)58.760132.144
fast (not slow)58.3124724.7414
serious (not playful)58.2102424.0462
extrovert (not introvert)58.091728.7435
sage (not whippersnapper)57.962428.137
simple (not complicated)57.835631.2356
funny (not humorless)57.797126.3406
🤺 (not 🏌)57.7128331.2131
spiritual (not skeptical)57.635828.8397
subdued (not exuberant)57.654029.053
innocent (not jaded)57.543524.139
focused on the present (not focused on the future)57.472128.4399
open (not guarded)57.033428.9391
resigned (not resistant)57.015131.7379
melee (not ranged)56.944730.347
emotional (not logical)56.891028.5441
bold (not shy)56.5157626.6452
socialist (not libertarian)56.532828.5341
gossiping (not confidential)56.551231.2416
mundane (not extraordinary)56.339729.6385
🤖 (not 👻)56.369729.7107
privileged (not oppressed)56.2116927.659
wooden (not plastic)55.8131831.136
factual (not exaggerating)55.785930.354
profound (not ironic)55.773830.761
empirical (not theoretical)55.591028.8380
corporate (not freelance)55.566931.653
captain (not first-mate)55.488435.5402
Greek (not Roman)55.454430.644
deep (not epic)55.472629.753
twitchy (not still)55.4106829.557
quiet (not loud)55.279928.0461
dramatic (not comedic)55.2126929.259
self-conscious (not self-assured)55.144630.3359
😏 (not 😬)55.099830.4134
old (not young)54.966817.2412
highbrow (not lowbrow)54.9114726.1376
enslaved (not emancipated)54.937728.4346
claustrophobic (not spelunker)54.947830.748
interesting (not tiresome)54.8139628.6363
off-key (not musical)54.893730.064
chivalrous (not businesslike)54.784832.365
😎 (not 🧐)54.694732.4126
moist (not dry)54.480926.850
common sense (not analysis)54.362931.231
prudish (not flirtatious)54.376928.942
orange (not purple)54.184530.7312
confident (not insecure)53.9130329.1411
passive (not assertive)53.943730.0372
lenient (not strict)53.880725.8426
fast-talking (not slow-talking)53.8119631.164
submissive (not dominant)53.759230.3427
intimate (not formal)53.792229.1195
chosen one (not everyman)53.7101434.639
🧙 (not 👨‍🚀)53.592830.7182
serene (not pensive)53.421029.138
often crying (not never cries)53.475827.945
poetic (not factual)53.373130.660
paranoid (not naive)53.3119131.246
biased (not impartial)53.1148828.6337
roundabout (not direct)53.044431.2397
flexible (not rigid)53.076727.1347
pop (not indie)52.855433.141
fortunate (not unlucky)52.682827.5394
'right-brained' (not 'left-brained')52.663629.4270
objective (not subjective)52.581629.683
overprepared (not efficient)52.537035.857
tautology (not oxymoron)52.550030.526
alpha (not beta)52.3121533.7388
country-bumpkin (not city-slicker)52.257430.3134
long-winded (not concise)52.284631.745
concrete (not abstract)52.1113732.0119
awkward (not suspicious)51.965528.2346
doer (not thinker)51.8132533.877
yes-man (not contrarian)51.565929.338
vulnerable (not armoured)51.470527.4352
modern (not historical)51.4110527.9282
offended (not chill)51.4115029.446
demanding (not unchallenging)51.2155833.176
👩‍🎤 (not 👩‍🔬)51.0103131.7117
realist (not idealist)50.9103232.4120
Pepsi (not Coke)50.191435.261
private (not gregarious)50.8127629.4404
pack rat (not minimalist)50.384829.5108
regular (not zany)50.485529.9124
codependent (not independent)50.570433.8395

The lowest rating for any description in the table is 50.0 despite a 1 to 100 scale being used. This is because descriptions that had values lower than the midpoint were reversed. For example, a score of 1/100 for "hot (not cold)" is equivalent to a score of 100/100 for "cold (not hot)". This was done so that all the traits that are most distinctive for a character are at the top of the table.

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 (0.877)
  2. Ann Perkins (0.872)
  3. Rebecca Pearson (0.854)
  4. Marmee March (0.85)
  5. Kitty Forman (0.843)
  6. Pam Beesly (0.842)
  7. Eliza Hamilton (0.836)
  8. Tami Taylor (0.835)
  9. Anna Bates (0.835)
  10. Mary Margaret Blanchard (0.835)
  1. Sid Phillips (-0.705)
  2. Jeremy Armitage (-0.668)
  3. Frank Gallagher (-0.658)
  4. Cypher (-0.649)
  5. Joffrey Baratheon (-0.641)
  6. Dennis Nedry (-0.637)
  7. Nelson Muntz (-0.617)
  8. Krusty the Clown (-0.616)
  9. Count Olaf (-0.614)
  10. Jian-Yang (-0.613)

Personality types

Users who took the quiz were asked to self-identify their Myers-Briggs and Enneagram types. We can look at the average match scores of these different groups of users with Marge Simpson to see what personality types people who describe themselves in ways similar to the way Marge Simpson is described identify as.

Myers-Briggs Self-type Average match score with character Number of users


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