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George Costanza Personality Statistics

George Costanza is a character from Seinfeld. 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
opinionated (not neutral)93.7419.033
short (not tall)92.6209.0394
exaggerating (not factual)92.02311.430
anxious (not calm)91.52110.5418
self-destructive (not self-improving)89.72217.528
tense (not relaxed)88.611214.1436
nerd (not jock)88.514914.4380
stubborn (not accommodating)88.514418.933
judgemental (not accepting)88.210414.2393
pessimistic (not optimistic)88.11416.6415
🛌 (not 🧗)88.01413.8103
impatient (not patient)87.89315.2420
stingy (not generous)87.86012.029
selfish (not altruistic)87.610815.9443
cheesy (not chic)86.72910.561
gloomy (not sunny)86.65910.528
moody (not stable)86.412113.8408
skeptical (not spiritual)86.27813.8435
twitchy (not still)86.06311.534
first-mate (not captain)85.66615.6397
pensive (not serene)85.51113.722
biased (not impartial)85.47016.7395
offended (not chill)85.38622.133
suspicious (not trusting)85.213716.9400
gatherer (not hunter)85.23312.125
awkward (not charming)84.93315.1432
dorky (not cool)84.85113.253
dramatic (not no-nonsense)84.712319.1471
unlucky (not fortunate)84.43118.0411
quarrelsome (not warm)84.215816.9384
jealous (not compersive)83.98016.0383
sarcastic (not genuine)83.98618.4436
gossiping (not confidential)83.97916.3419
slothful (not active)83.71615.7373
insecure (not confident)83.63618.1436
beta (not alpha)83.56619.6372
traumatized (not flourishing)83.510120.930
entitled (not grateful)83.417717.925
bitter (not sweet)83.313716.7417
weakass (not badass)83.33315.027
bad-cook (not good-cook)83.25413.124
cringeworthy (not inspiring)83.16617.4423
underachiever (not overachiever)82.91821.934
stuck-in-the-past (not forward-thinking)82.63614.032
hypocritical (not equitable)82.58416.7393
penny-pincher (not overspender)82.51922.789
juvenile (not mature)82.411018.1447
miserable (not joyful)82.312221.454
receiving (not giving)82.311820.751
lost (not enlightened)82.15212.026
ironic (not profound)82.1910.527
child free (not pronatalist)82.19121.7373
clumsy (not coordinated)82.08016.2412
thick (not thin)81.77917.0381
mad (not glad)81.513718.475
vengeful (not forgiving)81.423420.5398
gendered (not androgynous)81.443822.3366
feisty (not gracious)81.424814.9403
self-conscious (not self-assured)81.33523.3384
foolish (not wise)81.08917.1420
sorrowful (not cheery)80.911415.5394
competitive (not cooperative)80.936121.1392
Italian (not Swedish)80.88019.825
loud (not quiet)80.627619.5396
claustrophobic (not spelunker)80.52621.336
sensitive (not thick-skinned)80.39022.3375
weird (not normal)80.121716.4449
fearmongering (not reassuring)79.913719.345
unfixable (not fixable)79.77825.723
straight (not queer)79.744022.9432
haunted (not blissful)79.725418.035
puny (not mighty)79.63717.1388
off-key (not musical)79.56324.728
hypochondriac (not stoic)79.54321.424
unpolished (not eloquent)79.49618.3408
jaded (not innocent)79.332019.713
slacker (not workaholic)79.27323.6402
disorganized (not self-disciplined)79.110722.0392
frugal (not lavish)79.09622.7394
hesitant (not decisive)79.04022.0412
lazy (not diligent)78.73021.7414
💔 (not 💝)78.711822.8100
intense (not lighthearted)78.739024.536
slovenly (not stylish)78.68118.0389
long-winded (not concise)78.64322.816
codependent (not independent)78.59321.1439
🐿 (not 🦇)78.418125.362
🐐 (not 🦒)78.14723.995
frank (not sugarcoated)78.137423.053
🧢 (not 🎩)78.018424.279
🙃 (not 🥰)77.915225.6110
ludicrous (not sensible)77.615422.5429
depressed (not bright)77.69516.9388
interrupting (not attentive)77.619320.133
everyman (not chosen one)77.66624.849
incompetent (not competent)77.65920.5404
emotional (not unemotional)77.642025.825
careful (not brave)77.56120.9420
desperate (not high standards)77.59531.446
close-minded (not open-minded)77.412120.2373
expressive (not stoic)77.328223.0404
insulting (not complimentary)77.221719.7415
debased (not pure)77.122920.2410
🥴 (not 🥳)77.110722.984
basic (not hipster)77.120021.9410
punchable (not loveable)77.115920.328
rigid (not flexible)76.920021.2391
two-faced (not one-faced)76.917027.930
cannibal (not vegan)76.721523.226
boy/girl-next-door (not celebrity)76.733723.316
unmotivated (not motivated)76.72024.548
arrogant (not humble)76.736620.7446
😭 (not 😀)76.78825.569
sad (not happy)76.622017.1426
lustful (not chaste)76.525921.7419
shallow (not deep)76.511426.866
🤡 (not 👽)76.57425.268
reactive (not proactive)76.46426.023
🤣 (not 😊)76.310621.961
atheist (not theist)76.323021.8349
paranoid (not naive)76.317126.360
vain (not demure)76.125623.8384
disreputable (not prestigious)76.110522.2349
chaotic (not orderly)76.029823.6439
obsessed (not aloof)76.025425.9409
submissive (not dominant)75.814522.1428
backdoor (not official)75.722523.4371
🐴 (not 🦄)75.721626.264
stick-in-the-mud (not adventurous)75.514819.9390
unambiguous (not mysterious)75.417023.6428
rock (not rap)75.451818.449
circular (not linear)75.35124.822
vintage (not trendy)75.146322.635
rude (not respectful)75.021420.9422
emotional (not logical)75.028824.0411
repulsive (not attractive)74.710918.2392
lewd (not tasteful)74.612718.8403
mischievous (not well behaved)74.550223.4396
ignorant (not knowledgeable)74.59323.338
chatty (not reserved)74.237723.1394
noob (not pro)74.15725.353
🐷 (not 🐮)74.18923.7105
fast-talking (not slow-talking)73.935725.225
city-slicker (not country-bumpkin)73.855826.857
outsider (not insider)73.719123.4399
cunning (not honorable)73.726823.5387
unambitious (not driven)73.51924.8435
indiscreet (not tactful)73.57925.063
conspiracist (not sheeple)73.337225.9393
psychopath (not empath)73.226124.636
poisonous (not nurturing)73.026523.3398
slugabed (not go-getter)72.93123.559
heathen (not devout)72.717523.3400
angry (not good-humored)72.620823.3402
low-tech (not high-tech)72.627620.1380
perverted (not clean)72.122627.121
urban (not rural)71.954827.296
sexist (not feminist)71.922520.780
stuttering (not rhythmic)71.98419.932
scandalous (not proper)71.940024.7419
apprentice (not master)71.817325.3428
🧠 (not 💪)71.665319.981
extreme (not moderate)71.458827.6410
oblivious (not alert)71.416426.349
🤔 (not 🤫)71.316226.556
rough (not smooth)71.227122.8389
repetitive (not varied)71.121825.2401
dunce (not genius)70.913419.7410
zany (not regular)70.841227.656
demonic (not angelic)70.429920.4397
goof-off (not studious)70.427328.467
demanding (not unchallenging)70.484834.325
subjective (not objective)70.28528.6363
wavering (not resolute)70.25829.173
tailor (not blacksmith)70.245523.626
enslaved (not emancipated)70.17524.4367
😈 (not 😇)70.037823.982
scrub (not legit)69.99425.574
mundane (not extraordinary)69.911326.1372
picky (not always down)69.936033.242
lowbrow (not highbrow)69.811924.1350
preppy (not punk rock)69.855526.631
uncreative (not open to new experinces)69.712725.5422
tattle-tale (not f***-the-police)69.721127.526
tight (not loose)69.657229.436
ugly (not beautiful)69.510521.0453
sexual (not asexual)69.566027.126
indulgent (not sober)69.143826.1423
crafty (not scholarly)69.151825.5367
🐀 (not 🐘)69.120828.599
flimsy (not sturdy)69.016130.422
experimental (not reliable)69.031828.029
😬 (not 😏)68.821029.966
guarded (not open)68.680625.8395
slow (not fast)68.510424.2392
quitter (not persistent)68.5928.456
🐒 (not 🐩)68.527627.757
helpless (not resourceful)68.46925.2412
envious (not prideful)68.44034.830
roundabout (not direct)68.39627.8400
luddite (not technophile)68.323122.5373
🙅‍♂️ (not 🙋‍♂️)68.323630.980
thrifty (not extravagant)68.333930.121
businesslike (not chivalrous)68.339822.120
often crying (not never cries)68.329828.434
instinctual (not reasoned)68.247628.7374
generalist (not specialist)68.15226.1366
plays hard (not works hard)67.925124.2398
bookish (not sporty)67.771025.5428
English (not German)67.799131.026
sheltered (not street-smart)67.526723.7407
soulless (not soulful)67.521227.0380
drop out (not valedictorian)67.530327.973
princess (not queen)67.523530.418
head@clouds (not down2earth)67.436327.7356
creepy (not disarming)67.219022.9409
expressive (not monotone)67.261730.049
poor (not rich)66.733020.1438
🏌 (not 🤺)66.79231.570
overprepared (not efficient)66.77825.426
folksy (not presidential)66.735724.131
edgy (not politically correct)66.655024.6350
uninspiring (not charismatic)66.68827.5403
deranged (not reasonable)66.436024.367
stinky (not fresh)66.421222.8117
pretentious (not unassuming)66.351831.064
cold (not warm)65.644424.8432
old (not young)65.441117.6394
funny (not humorless)65.460326.9437
crazy (not sane)65.349525.363
monochrome (not multicolored)65.241128.5359
villainous (not heroic)65.025322.6381
messy (not neat)64.738027.0386
libertarian (not socialist)64.629426.0316
unprepared (not hoarder)64.620929.4382
nihilist (not existentialist)64.612928.9353
tiresome (not interesting)64.413428.7409
individualist (not communal)64.261931.2427
cynical (not gullible)64.272534.361
freak (not normie)64.154930.845
📉 (not 📈)64.113030.773
frenzied (not sleepy)64.1103627.322
OCD (not ADHD)63.973531.530
orange (not purple)63.734128.3316
soft (not hard)63.148628.3411
vague (not precise)63.119728.2392
utilitarian (not decorative)63.169727.7335
oxymoron (not tautology)63.132729.117
👨‍🔧 (not 👨‍⚕️)63.053424.570
scruffy (not manicured)62.941926.0394
dramatic (not comedic)62.986134.435
tardy (not on-time)62.934235.137
apathetic (not curious)62.813629.4401
awkward (not suspicious)62.831933.2392
soft (not hard)62.847428.7413
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)62.889326.071
machiavellian (not transparent)62.848732.846
work-first (not family-first)62.758124.8386
hedonist (not monastic)62.747529.946
salacious (not wholesome)62.746528.261
conservative (not liberal)62.532325.255
bored (not interested)62.513029.225
pack rat (not minimalist)62.434723.968
intellectual (not physical)62.384627.1382
💩 (not 🌟)62.323928.461
analysis (not common sense)62.356625.666
sickly (not healthy)62.123422.7403
passive (not assertive)62.122729.2386
domestic (not industrial)62.037527.9324
whimsical (not rational)61.945129.4394
geriatric (not vibrant)61.921131.035
melee (not ranged)61.824330.918
literal (not metaphorical)61.370629.6400
flirtatious (not prudish)61.167228.719
deliberate (not spontaneous)61.083530.6413
dispassionate (not romantic)61.026328.035
random (not pointed)61.026330.133
realistic (not ambitious)61.032831.337
concrete (not abstract)60.966929.553
impulsive (not cautious)60.862132.2418
conventional (not creative)60.848129.6389
🧐 (not 😎)60.751330.673
🧙 (not 👨‍🚀)60.755029.0100
triggered (not trolling)60.780930.932
provincial (not cosmopolitan)60.543628.3329
muddy (not washed)60.537128.143
barbaric (not civilized)60.433324.6355
cruel (not kind)60.431524.3407
vulnerable (not armoured)60.238030.0415
believable (not poorly-written)60.2137928.731
🥶 (not 🥵)60.240733.926
low self esteem (not narcissistic)60.037939.639
focused on the present (not focused on the future)59.950631.9382
wooden (not plastic)59.995428.49
outlaw (not sheriff)59.767328.7399
centrist (not radical)59.736828.947
meek (not bossy)59.632429.0422
serious (not playful)59.385126.2426
Pepsi (not Coke)59.324933.537
vanilla (not kinky)59.261529.7387
bashful (not exhibitionist)59.231632.324
money-focused (not love-focused)59.143336.914
scientific (not artistic)59.069424.5369
mild (not spicy)59.041330.6424
cat person (not dog person)59.057531.543
theoretical (not empirical)58.920729.7347
corporate (not freelance)58.949731.927
bold (not shy)58.8129228.0350
gregarious (not private)58.844927.9409
hurried (not leisurely)58.770730.9411
arcane (not mainstream)58.668927.9353
night owl (not morning lark)58.683526.6281
🏀 (not 🎨)58.650631.137
unorthodox (not traditional)58.573930.1396
thinker (not doer)58.333331.631
winter (not summer)58.362529.113
🤖 (not 👻)58.253229.660
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)58.068228.9376
scheduled (not spontaneous)57.983330.2414
low IQ (not high IQ)57.920423.1407
classical (not avant-garde)57.776127.8344
cocky (not timid)57.7108829.151
masculine (not feminine)57.691522.9378
dry (not moist)57.660130.540
earth (not air)57.690435.020
whippersnapper (not sage)57.359629.523
pop (not indie)57.336330.933
reclusive (not social)57.257226.7103
fantastical (not realistic)57.256234.126
opinionated (not jealous)56.9118834.357
rugged (not refined)56.860824.8415
historical (not modern)56.758725.5347
white knight (not bad boy)56.785327.555
traitorous (not loyal)56.430127.6409
distant (not touchy-feely)56.478832.547
predictable (not quirky)56.359232.821
authoritarian (not democratic)56.260730.2360
flamboyant (not modest)56.164329.9401
resistant (not resigned)56.1124832.7402
flower child (not goth)55.895326.210
trash (not treasure)55.727230.982
fire (not water)55.594134.935
ferocious (not pacifist)55.493229.9404
hard-work (not natural-talent)55.498924.335
contrarian (not yes-man)55.294227.817
🎃 (not 💀)55.167433.634
rebellious (not obedient)54.996129.1409
proletariat (not bourgeoisie)54.776829.9352
consistent (not variable)54.793632.826
deviant (not average)54.595832.7409
genocidal (not not genocidal)54.540234.647
unobservant (not perceptive)54.424229.727
playful (not shy)54.3114825.1380
eastern (not western)54.123036.170
epic (not deep)54.172822.825
introvert (not extrovert)54.061528.5373
explorer (not builder)53.878926.9319
complicated (not simple)53.7112232.3402
cryptic (not straightforward)53.634730.9411
👟 (not 🥾)53.678134.365
rustic (not cultured)53.553425.717
practical (not imaginative)53.3101531.6390
👩‍🔬 (not 👩‍🎤)53.274128.069
chortling (not giggling)53.2103330.521
😜 (not 🤐)53.174433.871
'right-brained' (not 'left-brained')52.951729.8290
💃 (not 🧕)52.9107228.7101
strict (not lenient)52.889831.6355
macho (not metrosexual)52.757224.619
involved (not remote)52.6128729.5388
intimate (not formal)52.680725.791
tame (not wild)52.562728.7416
gamer (not non-gamer)52.555636.624
mathematical (not literary)52.457625.7339
racist (not egalitarian)52.426126.466
secretive (not open-book)52.4106934.327
unpatriotic (not patriotic)52.336223.964
Russian (not French)52.353633.331
political (not nonpolitical)52.293931.4394
🤑 (not 🤠)52.261831.075
privileged (not oppressed)52.2111432.232
pain-avoidant (not masochistic)52.077838.422
transient (not permanent)51.963831.3357
fighter (not lover)51.980531.530
real (not philosophical)51.8115329.1373
Roman (not Greek)51.884125.917
anarchist (not statist)51.675628.764
serious (not bold)51.573829.1394
animalistic (not human)51.542929.7434
subdued (not exuberant)51.264331.735
charming (not trusting)51.191423.0347
unfaithful (not devoted)51.128329.027
autistic (not neurotypical)51.027727.6383
antagonist (not protagonist)50.944330.229
realist (not idealist)50.889532.9390
irrelevant (not important)50.725530.195
not introspective (not introspective)50.349432.794
worldly (not innocent)50.6120826.9370
astonishing (not methodical)50.663430.8383
factual (not poetic)50.4100926.631

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

Most similar Least similar
  1. Dennis Nedry (0.814)
  2. Arturo Roman (0.788)
  3. Ian Duncan (0.762)
  4. Moe Szyslak (0.724)
  5. Jonah Ryan (0.722)
  6. Moaning Myrtle (0.706)
  7. Alvy Singer (0.698)
  8. Sam Healy (0.691)
  9. Theon Greyjoy (0.687)
  10. Dee Reynolds (0.683)
  1. Princess Celestia (-0.678)
  2. Black Panther (-0.648)
  3. Carlisle Cullen (-0.637)
  4. Esme Cullen (-0.628)
  5. Bo Peep (-0.623)
  6. Astrid Leong-Teo (-0.614)
  7. Nick Young (-0.611)
  8. Hakoda (-0.608)
  9. Nala (-0.605)
  10. Legolas (-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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Notes

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