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Samantha Jones Personality Statistics

Samantha Jones is a character from Sex and the City. 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
bold (not shy)97.316.0622
playful (not shy)96.038.1588
💃 (not 🧕)96.0111.3145
open to new experinces (not uncreative)95.859.7602
lustful (not chaste)95.5110.5628
extrovert (not introvert)95.518.7608
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)95.1910.7537
spicy (not mild)95.028.8559
kinky (not vanilla)94.7211.3595
alpha (not beta)94.6139.2513
flamboyant (not modest)94.4410.2652
assertive (not passive)94.3810.1530
wild (not tame)94.1108.8598
child free (not pronatalist)94.1214.0525
city-slicker (not country-bumpkin)93.9914.384
rebellious (not obedient)93.32510.0531
confident (not insecure)92.91212.8674
cosmopolitan (not provincial)92.9112.5571
direct (not roundabout)92.81713.9616
mischievous (not well behaved)92.73111.7638
dominant (not submissive)92.63811.6625
loud (not quiet)92.4229.3598
scandalous (not proper)92.31212.2575
😏 (not 😬)92.3315.092
social (not reclusive)92.11314.8148
manicured (not scruffy)92.15214.3683
urban (not rural)92.1612.2147
worldly (not innocent)92.0411.0681
bossy (not meek)92.04010.5612
unorthodox (not traditional)91.91310.8170
go-getter (not slugabed)91.82413.677
driven (not unambitious)91.58813.7568
pro (not noob)91.46611.382
😜 (not 🤐)91.21114.482
independent (not codependent)91.11818.1676
decisive (not hesitant)91.01913.3625
bold (not serious)91.0211.2608
emancipated (not enslaved)91.0315.4553
lavish (not frugal)90.92014.4589
stylish (not slovenly)90.72712.0598
indulgent (not sober)90.61814.0598
charismatic (not uninspiring)90.63113.4581
gregarious (not private)90.2715.3641
impulsive (not cautious)90.03913.1642
rich (not poor)90.08611.5527
self-assured (not self-conscious)90.01220.3534
night owl (not morning lark)89.91912.9447
modern (not historical)89.71315.7476
master (not apprentice)89.67014.4300
straightforward (not cryptic)89.3517.9547
🥳 (not 🥴)89.3119.994
open-minded (not close-minded)89.21416.5699
😎 (not 🧐)89.11117.176
extreme (not moderate)89.05713.1523
cool (not dorky)89.02216.280
🌟 (not 💩)89.04619.785
charming (not awkward)88.53215.6657
competitive (not cooperative)88.49814.3647
brave (not careful)88.22215.0649
beautiful (not ugly)88.113313.3186
persistent (not quitter)88.124617.8106
🐩 (not 🐒)88.13117.884
edgy (not politically correct)88.13114.5565
extraordinary (not mundane)88.14514.5545
funny (not humorless)87.84614.3589
overspender (not penny-pincher)87.82416.2137
mighty (not puny)87.75516.7591
chatty (not reserved)87.67416.7611
attractive (not repulsive)87.59215.5653
fast (not slow)87.53413.2553
ferocious (not pacifist)87.36913.8645
captain (not first-mate)87.29021.6647
resourceful (not helpless)87.015718.7155
hedonist (not monastic)87.0820.880
street-smart (not sheltered)86.99917.8573
multicolored (not monochrome)86.91720.3169
deviant (not average)86.64013.5456
work-first (not family-first)86.47018.6665
feisty (not gracious)86.26518.4545
competent (not incompetent)86.018518.4545
active (not slothful)85.615016.3539
🎩 (not 🧢)85.47322.699
playful (not serious)85.14315.2656
vain (not demure)85.06917.1583
😈 (not 😇)85.07520.585
🙋‍♂️ (not 🙅‍♂️)84.61723.089
🦄 (not 🐴)84.54020.782
heathen (not devout)84.21618.1595
spontaneous (not scheduled)84.17920.5611
charming (not trusting)83.83016.7538
liberal (not conservative)83.84923.394
arrogant (not humble)83.715015.9644
👩‍🎤 (not 👩‍🔬)83.75521.296
ivory-tower (not blue-collar)83.67721.2549
impatient (not patient)83.510715.7294
creative (not conventional)83.46618.2630
expressive (not stoic)83.08822.5673
interesting (not tiresome)82.99120.7568
important (not irrelevant)82.920921.4167
hard (not soft)82.69615.5170
😀 (not 😭)82.22618.472
debased (not pure)82.29019.9592
armoured (not vulnerable)82.09720.2506
real (not philosophical)81.84119.2431
avant-garde (not classical)81.82218.4139
thick-skinned (not sensitive)81.73218.6646
individualist (not communal)81.610824.8171
diligent (not lazy)81.543918.8617
bourgeoisie (not proletariat)81.57822.9457
outlaw (not sheriff)81.012024.0547
atheist (not theist)80.77520.8146
instinctual (not reasoned)80.47822.2619
treasure (not trash)80.427122.984
🤑 (not 🤠)80.37225.380
spontaneous (not deliberate)80.05826.1581
hard (not soft)79.813617.5510
jock (not nerd)79.88717.0571
bright (not depressed)79.45018.7523
zany (not regular)79.411919.387
curious (not apathetic)79.311423.3639
tall (not short)79.311414.7572
neurotypical (not autistic)78.711620.6503
legit (not scrub)78.621424.5130
cheery (not sorrowful)78.56318.7657
fresh (not stinky)78.519320.9158
fortunate (not unlucky)78.23519.2631
physical (not intellectual)78.07622.0678
explorer (not builder)78.08625.5636
joyful (not miserable)77.85723.5105
high IQ (not low IQ)77.741318.0602
feminist (not sexist)77.724927.8135
flexible (not rigid)77.63724.0535
👻 (not 🤖)77.53524.583
industrial (not domestic)77.45423.6166
focused on the present (not focused on the future)76.94125.0612
selfish (not altruistic)76.815821.5602
coordinated (not clumsy)76.732324.7586
intimate (not formal)76.67126.9149
salacious (not wholesome)76.513526.595
suspicious (not awkward)76.321218.8506
ludicrous (not sensible)75.611421.6581
astonishing (not methodical)75.54523.2557
egalitarian (not racist)75.446622.568
📈 (not 📉)75.49126.889
good-humored (not angry)75.218921.0520
cunning (not honorable)74.815823.7650
🐘 (not 🐀)74.67124.5123
precise (not vague)74.224324.8412
resistant (not resigned)74.122226.2544
disarming (not creepy)73.925719.8242
specialist (not generalist)73.913224.8163
pretentious (not unassuming)73.919924.7111
happy (not sad)73.67220.6551
gossiping (not confidential)73.314329.6717
demonic (not angelic)73.015118.0590
crafty (not scholarly)72.923822.8656
vengeful (not forgiving)72.722322.9611
inspiring (not cringeworthy)72.720023.7172
chaotic (not orderly)72.420124.2629
crazy (not sane)72.118924.0106
relaxed (not tense)71.95725.0646
gendered (not androgynous)71.959131.9263
artistic (not scientific)71.915722.8604
workaholic (not slacker)71.850124.6173
highbrow (not lowbrow)71.722626.3524
animalistic (not human)71.75724.5555
sarcastic (not genuine)71.519726.4549
transient (not permanent)71.34825.7275
skeptical (not spiritual)70.738427.9604
genius (not dunce)70.533820.1653
resolute (not wavering)70.433729.178
🤺 (not 🏌)70.336629.069
lenient (not strict)70.017327.8640
healthy (not sickly)69.942225.2568
lewd (not tasteful)69.912730.1641
rude (not respectful)69.818519.6658
decorative (not utilitarian)69.89127.3169
pack rat (not minimalist)69.810926.478
🤣 (not 😊)69.713132.181
anarchist (not statist)69.516126.8111
eloquent (not unpolished)69.336227.4556
insider (not outsider)69.110932.2445
conspiracist (not sheeple)69.031222.4367
loyal (not traitorous)68.458027.3613
libertarian (not socialist)68.213731.0521
sporty (not bookish)67.920520.8484
refined (not rugged)67.734528.4602
realist (not idealist)67.721530.5164
backdoor (not official)67.628530.3629
suspicious (not trusting)67.535226.0629
leisurely (not hurried)67.316828.8698
high-tech (not low-tech)67.123625.7505
plays hard (not works hard)67.116823.9649
involved (not remote)67.141429.5547
feminine (not masculine)66.926128.1623
complicated (not simple)66.940929.1538
varied (not repetitive)66.95131.7240
self-disciplined (not disorganized)66.753529.6583
🦇 (not 🐿)66.720630.182
🤫 (not 🤔)66.65734.381
quarrelsome (not warm)66.436225.6601
open (not guarded)66.29133.6614
👟 (not 🥾)66.223932.289
alert (not oblivious)66.144328.881
calm (not anxious)65.819326.7578
🧙 (not 👨‍🚀)65.722927.0121
biased (not impartial)65.544527.9534
weird (not normal)65.135421.3661
imaginative (not practical)64.617731.6508
shallow (not deep)64.517025.596
🦒 (not 🐐)64.54029.5132
empirical (not theoretical)64.420829.7517
authoritarian (not democratic)64.326831.5531
optimistic (not pessimistic)64.027128.8520
moody (not stable)63.844527.1599
indiscreet (not tactful)63.812933.9100
equitable (not hypocritical)63.632828.5165
poisonous (not nurturing)62.924423.8270
👨‍⚕️ (not 👨‍🔧)62.535929.590
straight (not queer)62.269228.9292
abstract (not concrete)62.121432.776
whimsical (not rational)61.925130.3559
wise (not foolish)61.439225.2594
👽 (not 🤡)61.034029.980
bitter (not sweet)60.836423.1525
goof-off (not studious)60.721530.480
literal (not metaphorical)60.646431.7519
glad (not mad)59.727228.586
thin (not thick)59.545226.9429
nonpolitical (not political)59.424430.5530
literary (not mathematical)59.242428.8493
insulting (not complimentary)59.133929.8161
🥰 (not 🙃)59.133834.3123
soulful (not soulless)57.965029.2175
deranged (not reasonable)57.330528.692
technophile (not luddite)57.033328.4475
dramatic (not no-nonsense)57.040734.3295
accepting (not judgemental)56.634435.5427
not introspective (not introspective)56.619732.9133
💪 (not 🧠)56.324530.782
cold (not warm)56.239628.0546
prestigious (not disreputable)56.155629.3531
subjective (not objective)55.937533.7160
arcane (not mainstream)55.745432.8528
💔 (not 💝)55.138936.2151
🛌 (not 🧗)54.830237.4164
smooth (not rough)54.643432.6563
🐷 (not 🐮)54.428129.9113
messy (not neat)54.230129.8439
unprepared (not hoarder)53.928726.3536
patriotic (not unpatriotic)53.970930.683
obsessed (not aloof)53.765130.7587
hipster (not basic)53.427129.5603
unambiguous (not mysterious)53.152935.4664
compersive (not jealous)52.843631.6507
nihilist (not existentialist)52.828633.3100
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)52.867433.372
mature (not juvenile)52.752728.6162
logical (not emotional)52.540630.9640
cruel (not kind)52.327023.7596
'right-brained' (not 'left-brained')52.233329.8360
barbaric (not civilized)52.127427.6623
old (not young)52.139222.7613
purple (not orange)51.945734.0479
western (not eastern)51.574338.0123
heroic (not villainous)51.471426.5625
head@clouds (not down2earth)51.241433.4588
drop out (not valedictorian)51.132131.873

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

Most similar Least similar
  1. Barney Stinson (0.848)
  2. Oberyn Martell (0.838)
  3. Villanelle (0.838)
  4. Audrey Horne (0.835)
  5. Rhett Butler (0.829)
  1. Milhouse Van Houten (-0.707)
  2. Niko Polastri (-0.696)
  3. Dale Harding (-0.68)
  4. Stuart Bloom (-0.635)
  5. Alan Harper (-0.621)

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 = 0.6)
  2. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENTP (r = 0.51)
  3. Enneagram: Type 8 (r = 0.49)
  4. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESTP (r = 0.48)
  5. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESTJ (r = 0.43)
  6. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENFJ (r = 0.33)
  7. Enneagram: Type 3 (r = 0.29)
  8. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENFP (r = 0.27)
  9. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESFP (r = 0.26)
  10. Enneagram: Type 7 (r = 0.26)
  11. Enneagram: Type 5 (r = 0.22)
  12. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESFJ (r = 0.18)
  13. Enneagram: Type 1 (r = 0.18)
  14. Enneagram: Type 4 (r = 0.15)
  15. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INTJ (r = 0.09)
  16. Enneagram: Type 2 (r = 0.06)
  17. Enneagram: Type 6 (r = 0.04)
  18. Enneagram: Type 9 (r = -0.02)
  19. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INTP (r = -0.03)
  20. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISTP (r = -0.06)
  21. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISTJ (r = -0.12)
  22. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INFJ (r = -0.14)
  23. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INFP (r = -0.22)
  24. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISFP (r = -0.28)
  25. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISFJ (r = -0.3)

Notes

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