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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)93.9129.0441
loyal (not traitorous)92.79710.4416
kind (not cruel)92.5628.6386
giving (not receiving)91.42014.330
diligent (not lazy)90.224311.2402
love-focused (not money-focused)89.99016.823
nurturing (not poisonous)89.34814.7138
🌟 (not 💩)89.28714.3125
protagonist (not antagonist)88.75811.926
civilized (not barbaric)88.310012.2400
respectful (not rude)88.06713.2415
devoted (not unfaithful)88.022216.524
feminine (not masculine)87.712314.2442
warm (not cold)87.66814.7403
pronatalist (not child free)87.4516.6351
non-gamer (not gamer)87.15424.236
not genocidal (not genocidal)87.111018.717
treasure (not trash)87.015517.1129
human (not animalistic)86.89014.3350
neat (not messy)86.711816.3293
gendered (not androgynous)86.716519.0133
healthy (not sickly)86.49913.8383
queen (not princess)86.412818.525
soulful (not soulless)86.319014.471
domestic (not industrial)86.2719.569
motivated (not unmotivated)86.045112.225
empath (not psychopath)85.610219.052
beautiful (not ugly)85.338814.788
persistent (not quitter)85.258115.5133
forgiving (not vengeful)85.16717.5429
heroic (not villainous)85.126614.1435
competent (not incompetent)85.131217.8341
resourceful (not helpless)85.032118.481
altruistic (not selfish)84.98714.6442
reliable (not experimental)84.17422.047
romantic (not dispassionate)84.013816.261
mature (not juvenile)83.914417.191
sensible (not ludicrous)83.75918.0413
active (not slothful)83.731415.2349
complimentary (not insulting)83.77518.799
clean (not perverted)83.719017.948
important (not irrelevant)83.635419.7197
self-disciplined (not disorganized)83.534819.5365
works hard (not plays hard)83.319816.5377
on-time (not tardy)83.328119.243
angelic (not demonic)83.210916.9395
morning lark (not night owl)83.12919.0277
emotional (not unemotional)83.121511.913
humble (not arrogant)82.97014.5418
flower child (not goth)82.718122.127
well behaved (not mischievous)82.65818.3403
egalitarian (not racist)82.644616.2124
white knight (not bad boy)82.515021.427
sunny (not gloomy)82.011917.653
frenzied (not sleepy)82.014910.637
involved (not remote)81.911918.6349
washed (not muddy)81.911220.729
orderly (not chaotic)81.914519.2440
reassuring (not fearmongering)81.88627.521
🐩 (not 🐒)81.611820.6105
manicured (not scruffy)81.637718.3358
warm (not quarrelsome)81.57518.8407
cautious (not impulsive)81.49018.7456
sweet (not bitter)81.014517.8372
💝 (not 💔)81.09121.8181
permanent (not transient)80.85521.9132
touchy-feely (not distant)80.78121.925
wholesome (not salacious)80.518321.1114
tasteful (not lewd)80.413218.6408
sheriff (not outlaw)80.317919.1334
😇 (not 😈)80.314519.9133
disarming (not creepy)80.217717.9138
generous (not stingy)80.218915.054
🎃 (not 💀)80.16518.946
fresh (not stinky)80.130720.4180
honorable (not cunning)80.015821.2454
grateful (not entitled)79.912219.748
loveable (not punchable)79.821417.835
summer (not winter)79.819020.423
😊 (not 🤣)79.811125.3127
proper (not scandalous)79.714319.5339
devout (not heathen)79.46618.5382
basic (not hipster)79.314222.8352
patient (not impatient)79.28024.2160
attractive (not repulsive)79.047617.0438
genuine (not sarcastic)79.014923.6370
straight (not queer)78.946524.5160
moderate (not extreme)78.72321.5368
workaholic (not slacker)78.760922.979
scheduled (not spontaneous)78.629721.9421
legit (not scrub)78.633219.8146
go-getter (not slugabed)78.451023.2105
traditional (not unorthodox)78.410522.676
optimistic (not pessimistic)78.315522.7322
neurotypical (not autistic)78.322122.0377
tall (not short)78.220017.2366
🐿 (not 🦇)78.117320.3110
reasonable (not deranged)77.923819.8123
politically correct (not edgy)77.88720.9359
OCD (not ADHD)77.824022.346
pure (not debased)77.718619.4396
straightforward (not cryptic)77.718122.4409
badass (not weakass)77.557925.154
🎨 (not 🏀)77.538521.946
preppy (not punk rock)77.328321.246
frugal (not lavish)76.912820.8378
coordinated (not clumsy)76.849021.7395
pointed (not random)76.850125.333
🥰 (not 🙃)76.711827.1195
sexual (not asexual)76.742321.255
fixable (not unfixable)76.68422.737
English (not German)76.441824.345
valedictorian (not drop out)76.448925.7101
deliberate (not spontaneous)76.039924.0355
tattle-tale (not f***-the-police)76.011424.840
cheery (not sorrowful)75.915722.1411
refined (not rugged)75.829720.4422
pro (not noob)75.758923.8121
official (not backdoor)75.711422.9346
feminist (not sexist)75.651824.9155
good-cook (not bad-cook)75.510825.646
average (not deviant)75.44922.3237
tailor (not blacksmith)75.425825.439
smooth (not rough)75.313320.4371
low-tech (not high-tech)75.319818.8342
practical (not imaginative)75.233823.5355
one-faced (not two-faced)75.243127.853
social (not reclusive)75.228522.3197
unambiguous (not mysterious)74.917725.4397
modest (not flamboyant)74.826523.1433
🦒 (not 🐐)74.7729.8198
perceptive (not unobservant)74.475023.939
cooperative (not competitive)74.315726.5420
good-humored (not angry)74.233322.3388
joyful (not miserable)74.217522.6120
soft (not hard)74.122022.793
wise (not foolish)73.831120.8418
demure (not vain)73.413620.1344
believable (not poorly-written)73.466923.230
hard-work (not natural-talent)73.330025.460
master (not apprentice)73.355423.5155
glad (not mad)72.918924.6109
consistent (not variable)72.929923.147
knowledgeable (not ignorant)72.860124.539
literary (not mathematical)72.822021.3352
😀 (not 😭)72.819724.1123
self-improving (not self-destructive)72.717527.641
normie (not freak)72.716427.563
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)72.749028.5108
builder (not explorer)72.417124.7343
prestigious (not disreputable)72.441120.7295
soft (not hard)72.325723.0359
studious (not goof-off)72.263323.2118
trusting (not suspicious)72.119225.9411
theist (not atheist)72.113324.872
high IQ (not low IQ)72.086519.1319
gatherer (not hunter)71.927927.648
artistic (not scientific)71.828420.5435
chatty (not reserved)71.840624.7421
prideful (not envious)71.850621.149
methodical (not astonishing)71.734125.3382
tense (not relaxed)71.671122.2407
luddite (not technophile)71.614221.2287
existentialist (not nihilist)71.514824.569
sober (not indulgent)71.218827.9359
crafty (not scholarly)70.844923.6378
sturdy (not flimsy)70.757927.535
vibrant (not geriatric)70.753225.347
tactful (not indiscreet)70.538826.0108
thrifty (not extravagant)70.525629.353
hurried (not leisurely)70.326423.8398
hoarder (not unprepared)70.229721.3295
sheeple (not conspiracist)70.04425.2245
blissful (not haunted)69.915026.940
triggered (not trolling)69.834125.740
bookish (not sporty)69.761721.7376
bright (not depressed)69.530023.8326
eloquent (not unpolished)69.556122.7325
earth (not air)69.538731.151
communal (not individualist)69.411128.796
interested (not bored)69.457623.037
nerd (not jock)69.356222.3391
curious (not apathetic)69.154426.5372
pacifist (not ferocious)69.121426.4465
charismatic (not uninspiring)69.078227.3314
tame (not wild)69.023723.7341
happy (not sad)68.822222.1346
trusting (not charming)68.716527.1415
anxious (not calm)68.646725.5377
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)68.538226.1373
vintage (not trendy)68.565226.555
intellectual (not physical)68.464324.6385
🙋‍♂️ (not 🙅‍♂️)68.436230.589
obedient (not rebellious)68.326125.4345
multicolored (not monochrome)68.330329.564
penny-pincher (not overspender)68.333924.8163
lover (not fighter)68.335328.447
mainstream (not arcane)68.215029.1333
📈 (not 📉)68.242027.497
cheesy (not chic)68.038729.524
👟 (not 🥾)67.933728.8114
accommodating (not stubborn)67.912828.550
normal (not weird)67.823026.0413
precise (not vague)67.859825.5267
low self esteem (not narcissistic)67.720826.543
high standards (not desperate)67.654227.352
centrist (not radical)67.613124.921
thin (not thick)67.543626.7263
French (not Russian)67.534827.444
repetitive (not varied)67.434427.8139
stylish (not slovenly)67.360924.4380
rational (not whimsical)67.252326.7423
real (not philosophical)67.251526.0265
💃 (not 🧕)67.162027.0179
naive (not paranoid)67.117525.118
genius (not dunce)67.168220.1491
statist (not anarchist)67.134428.7145
careful (not brave)67.019527.3394
lighthearted (not intense)66.920725.333
reasoned (not instinctual)66.925629.0443
down2earth (not head@clouds)66.845930.1395
🧠 (not 💪)66.875126.5134
attentive (not interrupting)66.839829.443
mighty (not puny)66.773123.6335
classical (not avant-garde)66.741229.270
metrosexual (not macho)66.650222.529
🐮 (not 🐷)66.422627.9175
expressive (not stoic)66.356727.8409
stick-in-the-mud (not adventurous)66.330027.4349
charming (not awkward)66.263325.9398
vegan (not cannibal)66.141223.436
tight (not loose)66.068126.042
generalist (not specialist)65.88828.774
realistic (not ambitious)65.720925.040
cat person (not dog person)65.737231.730
compersive (not jealous)65.634025.1305
🤠 (not 🤑)65.257527.9110
accepting (not judgemental)65.141031.0271
deep (not shallow)64.959727.5142
factual (not exaggerating)64.945227.839
mild (not spicy)64.827027.5352
democratic (not authoritarian)64.748328.0389
stable (not moody)64.421427.2382
innocent (not worldly)64.421428.5446
patriotic (not unpatriotic)64.472528.0116
introspective (not not introspective)64.263927.9164
opinionated (not jealous)64.286224.324
western (not eastern)64.154132.8150
🤔 (not 🤫)64.142930.1102
overachiever (not underachiever)64.097431.454
sugarcoated (not frank)64.010328.224
liberal (not conservative)63.662628.8127
bashful (not exhibitionist)63.619126.049
open-book (not secretive)63.529126.563
rhythmic (not stuttering)63.484825.432
pain-avoidant (not masochistic)63.428429.842
equitable (not hypocritical)63.152228.1104
realistic (not fantastical)63.161529.247
obsessed (not aloof)63.066626.5374
dorky (not cool)63.044928.298
unassuming (not pretentious)62.926929.8110
flourishing (not traumatized)62.921428.258
gullible (not cynical)62.930330.623
🥳 (not 🥴)62.827528.9127
😜 (not 🤐)62.748929.9111
inspiring (not cringeworthy)62.561327.971
hesitant (not decisive)62.422128.3410
sane (not crazy)62.445727.1106
urban (not rural)62.485827.9198
🦄 (not 🐴)62.438229.7128
linear (not circular)62.433731.844
🧗 (not 🛌)62.271730.8167
hypochondriac (not stoic)62.229424.819
insider (not outsider)62.135128.3266
no-nonsense (not dramatic)62.044928.3163
rock (not rap)61.9114531.024
serious (not bold)61.740927.8439
literal (not metaphorical)61.766328.9375
conventional (not creative)61.544430.4435
driven (not unambitious)61.5127427.8347
resolute (not wavering)61.585728.9109
🐘 (not 🐀)61.545531.4172
water (not fire)61.535430.735
nonpolitical (not political)60.736630.3366
provincial (not cosmopolitan)60.741129.5333
picky (not always down)60.761525.225
proletariat (not bourgeoisie)60.653929.3336
open-minded (not close-minded)60.569327.6353
🎩 (not 🧢)60.462933.8106
monastic (not hedonist)60.129628.076
bossy (not meek)60.096225.1366
open to new experinces (not uncreative)60.096428.7392
👽 (not 🤡)59.958428.4102
chaste (not lustful)59.842325.0392
alert (not oblivious)59.887327.6101
giggling (not chortling)59.830133.146
prudish (not flirtatious)59.846930.118
vanilla (not kinky)59.754930.8344
gracious (not feisty)59.724826.9354
🥵 (not 🥶)59.756430.439
expressive (not monotone)59.677930.529
enlightened (not lost)59.448926.448
dramatic (not comedic)59.491930.147
forward-thinking (not stuck-in-the-past)59.462324.640
timid (not cocky)59.425226.027
playful (not shy)59.395124.5402
sheltered (not street-smart)59.140729.7311
Greek (not Roman)59.026730.329
👨‍⚕️ (not 👨‍🔧)58.963528.7114
poor (not rich)58.844919.4357
sensitive (not thick-skinned)58.751828.0378
opinionated (not neutral)58.6127530.655
decorative (not utilitarian)58.534332.672
folksy (not presidential)58.551730.940
simple (not complicated)58.328730.9341
serious (not playful)58.182924.0447
fast (not slow)57.999524.8405
spiritual (not skeptical)57.826928.6389
boy/girl-next-door (not celebrity)57.782631.824
transparent (not machiavellian)57.758530.820
🤺 (not 🏌)57.6103031.3124
extrovert (not introvert)57.577628.7420
funny (not humorless)57.578826.3397
twitchy (not still)57.579530.647
chosen one (not everyman)57.569733.619
cultured (not rustic)57.581527.228
focused on the present (not focused on the future)57.258328.4381
resigned (not resistant)57.212731.7375
Italian (not Swedish)57.167232.231
innocent (not jaded)57.136620.620
gossiping (not confidential)57.042331.2404
moist (not dry)57.055326.040
emotional (not logical)56.971228.4422
subdued (not exuberant)56.744429.438
privileged (not oppressed)56.595928.347
proactive (not reactive)56.544233.322
mundane (not extraordinary)56.433429.6381
predictable (not quirky)56.458132.135
often crying (not never cries)56.454125.625
socialist (not libertarian)56.323228.3329
open (not guarded)56.228028.9374
bold (not shy)56.1128326.7438
pop (not indie)56.040730.721
corporate (not freelance)55.954832.642
🤖 (not 👻)55.858629.1102
common sense (not analysis)55.843129.219
empirical (not theoretical)55.772128.7371
enslaved (not emancipated)55.629628.1336
melee (not ranged)55.640031.525
quiet (not loud)55.361328.0446
self-conscious (not self-assured)55.333830.0346
😏 (not 😬)55.374630.7128
serene (not pensive)55.312529.627
contrarian (not yes-man)55.387126.421
oxymoron (not tautology)55.279430.013
poetic (not factual)55.153231.742
interesting (not tiresome)55.0110428.5354
fast-talking (not slow-talking)55.094131.851
sage (not whippersnapper)55.060029.227
old (not young)54.855417.2407
offended (not chill)54.881926.637
chivalrous (not businesslike)54.865631.454
captain (not first-mate)54.772235.6393
claustrophobic (not spelunker)54.639832.434
deep (not epic)54.659530.440
off-key (not musical)54.578828.850
highbrow (not lowbrow)54.494526.1364
submissive (not dominant)54.146830.2413
orange (not purple)54.066530.8303
passive (not assertive)54.033430.2359
lenient (not strict)53.762825.9416
intimate (not formal)53.771529.0181
confident (not insecure)53.6106529.0398
😎 (not 🧐)53.676132.6114
'right-brained' (not 'left-brained')53.543029.3257
overprepared (not efficient)53.527334.938
roundabout (not direct)53.137231.1389
biased (not impartial)52.9118028.6331
🧙 (not 👨‍🚀)52.975430.9174
fortunate (not unlucky)52.866627.6387
objective (not subjective)52.764529.077
flexible (not rigid)52.460127.2334
profound (not ironic)52.467830.250
concise (not long-winded)52.475230.824
awkward (not suspicious)52.349328.1332
alpha (not beta)52.396733.7378
vulnerable (not armoured)51.753927.1328
unchallenging (not demanding)51.730332.662
minimalist (not pack rat)51.388030.0100
private (not gregarious)51.299029.5388
realist (not idealist)51.282932.4108
country-bumpkin (not city-slicker)51.246130.0122
👩‍🎤 (not 👩‍🔬)51.280732.0103
plastic (not wooden)51.237630.626
zany (not regular)51.092029.6111
thinker (not doer)51.048834.068
codependent (not independent)50.957433.8387
Pepsi (not Coke)50.272535.253
historical (not modern)50.469128.1270
concrete (not abstract)50.496432.0110

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 (0.873)
  2. Ann Perkins (0.871)
  3. Marmee March (0.844)
  4. Kitty Forman (0.843)
  5. Rebecca Pearson (0.841)
  6. Pam Beesly (0.839)
  7. Eliza Hamilton (0.837)
  8. Mary Margaret Blanchard (0.832)
  9. Anna Bates (0.831)
  10. Tami Taylor (0.829)
  1. Sid Phillips (-0.703)
  2. Frank Gallagher (-0.659)
  3. Jeremy Armitage (-0.654)
  4. Cypher (-0.649)
  5. Joffrey Baratheon (-0.637)
  6. Dennis Nedry (-0.636)
  7. Jian-Yang (-0.614)
  8. Nelson Muntz (-0.612)
  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.



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