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Kermit Personality Statistics

Kermit is a character from Shameless. 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
old (not young)89.53213.228
submissive (not dominant)88.32316.346
🛌 (not 🧗)87.51615.939
slothful (not active)87.41013.7114
beta (not alpha)87.22819.6102
weird (not normal)85.99317.054
repulsive (not attractive)85.52719.940
vintage (not trendy)85.49018.175
slugabed (not go-getter)85.4418.347
😬 (not 😏)85.31619.6112
stinky (not fresh)85.12314.540
desperate (not high standards)85.13718.172
slovenly (not stylish)84.72718.244
scruffy (not manicured)84.79024.962
folksy (not presidential)84.73313.737
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)84.25412.831
unchallenging (not demanding)84.2921.076
awkward (not charming)84.03820.030
thrifty (not extravagant)83.91215.372
sorrowful (not cheery)83.77014.350
unpolished (not eloquent)83.05319.4117
random (not pointed)82.64819.464
meek (not bossy)82.43719.768
dorky (not cool)82.47220.441
puny (not mighty)82.22417.968
gloomy (not sunny)82.211516.044
stick-in-the-mud (not adventurous)82.16520.835
depressed (not bright)81.93511.950
unambitious (not driven)81.9619.440
lost (not enlightened)81.85414.368
underachiever (not overachiever)81.82324.368
poor (not rich)81.76718.243
first-mate (not captain)81.614122.496
careful (not brave)81.53017.446
slacker (not workaholic)81.46022.7103
drop out (not valedictorian)81.48826.240
creepy (not disarming)81.33919.256
slow (not fast)81.31712.696
cringeworthy (not inspiring)81.39119.039
water (not fire)81.25220.360
indulgent (not sober)81.016221.640
nerd (not jock)81.028423.140
low IQ (not high IQ)80.52620.842
child free (not pronatalist)80.312423.978
miserable (not joyful)80.314418.544
stuttering (not rhythmic)80.13018.141
bookish (not sporty)80.035320.646
sickly (not healthy)79.93515.092
monochrome (not multicolored)79.78122.236
off-key (not musical)79.65719.781
👨‍🔧 (not 👨‍⚕️)79.318520.452
lenient (not strict)79.011821.534
flimsy (not sturdy)78.93819.344
perverted (not clean)78.712223.279
🥴 (not 🥳)78.77919.171
quiet (not loud)78.612719.634
oblivious (not alert)78.58423.163
geriatric (not vibrant)78.52122.397
clumsy (not coordinated)78.311421.951
weakass (not badass)78.05724.473
goof-off (not studious)77.816321.732
scheduled (not spontaneous)77.532832.327
🐀 (not 🐘)77.47021.737
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)77.317926.444
mild (not spicy)77.37927.344
uninspiring (not charismatic)77.22627.141
ugly (not beautiful)77.24929.445
mundane (not extraordinary)77.24425.390
cooperative (not competitive)77.012522.740
remote (not involved)77.01320.637
sad (not happy)76.917915.899
dunce (not genius)76.57023.838
apprentice (not master)76.510322.537
noob (not pro)76.53925.249
sexist (not feminist)76.415522.436
trash (not treasure)76.37320.039
irrelevant (not important)76.21118.836
pacifist (not ferocious)75.911122.651
🥶 (not 🥵)75.68328.722
gossiping (not confidential)75.418023.558
🥾 (not 👟)75.417632.732
disorganized (not self-disciplined)75.314323.977
backdoor (not official)74.923024.038
passive (not assertive)74.77427.6103
simple (not complicated)74.55925.242
slow-talking (not fast-talking)74.47520.646
haunted (not blissful)74.340722.955
low-tech (not high-tech)74.321621.549
soft (not hard)74.320124.650
introvert (not extrovert)74.214224.942
dispassionate (not romantic)74.27727.653
metrosexual (not macho)73.923723.532
bored (not interested)73.93023.572
rugged (not refined)73.326727.755
scrub (not legit)73.16825.447
moderate (not extreme)72.910325.237
uncreative (not open to new experinces)72.89426.436
disreputable (not prestigious)72.714326.337
tiresome (not interesting)72.75324.4100
frugal (not lavish)72.624424.135
traumatized (not flourishing)72.634222.540
bad-cook (not good-cook)72.421727.951
self-destructive (not self-improving)72.130923.239
unlucky (not fortunate)72.022421.527
sensitive (not thick-skinned)71.920622.245
gatherer (not hunter)71.927328.037
insecure (not confident)71.711527.449
lewd (not tasteful)71.615823.830
rural (not urban)71.613228.840
🐒 (not 🐩)71.619831.629
cold (not warm)71.428620.737
low self esteem (not narcissistic)71.413529.925
historical (not modern)71.324525.732
conventional (not creative)71.220526.626
communal (not individualist)71.27724.644
one-faced (not two-faced)71.251927.968
arcane (not mainstream)71.127928.546
💩 (not 🌟)71.112928.846
🧢 (not 🎩)71.131730.946
average (not deviant)71.011528.151
lover (not fighter)71.027425.762
lighthearted (not intense)70.914426.031
freak (not normie)70.932228.783
🐷 (not 🐮)70.812131.0119
incompetent (not competent)70.79623.232
obedient (not rebellious)70.620227.041
non-gamer (not gamer)70.541532.869
skeptical (not spiritual)70.458328.347
🙃 (not 🥰)70.423627.230
🙅‍♂️ (not 🙋‍♂️)70.419330.855
sleepy (not frenzied)70.41530.240
lazy (not diligent)70.26226.132
dry (not moist)70.221834.432
stoic (not expressive)70.220024.541
self-conscious (not self-assured)69.911629.738
leisurely (not hurried)69.917328.655
crafty (not scholarly)69.547221.832
indiscreet (not tactful)69.511026.340
🐐 (not 🦒)69.326230.8101
vague (not precise)69.210023.831
stingy (not generous)69.226723.671
subdued (not exuberant)69.013828.935
realistic (not ambitious)69.013327.951
foolish (not wise)68.925324.441
repetitive (not varied)68.927727.636
💀 (not 🎃)68.836931.024
outsider (not insider)68.728431.466
ironic (not profound)68.721624.027
wooden (not plastic)68.650928.245
messy (not neat)68.428931.628
stuck-in-the-past (not forward-thinking)68.221825.861
quitter (not persistent)68.1924.023
juvenile (not mature)67.934225.552
comedic (not dramatic)67.916426.468
pessimistic (not optimistic)67.832728.139
sheltered (not street-smart)67.724622.346
🤐 (not 😜)67.634131.436
thin (not thick)67.442027.597
punchable (not loveable)67.327128.041
freelance (not corporate)67.352827.939
🧙 (not 👨‍🚀)67.232126.145
oppressed (not privileged)67.120130.536
codependent (not independent)67.025431.240
tame (not wild)67.026228.689
gendered (not androgynous)67.0103432.956
🤠 (not 🤑)67.047829.357
cannibal (not vegan)66.837226.947
good-humored (not angry)66.746825.143
focused on the present (not focused on the future)66.626224.534
methodical (not astonishing)66.646023.834
awkward (not suspicious)66.623133.141
😭 (not 😀)66.627526.644
head@clouds (not down2earth)66.436032.798
provincial (not cosmopolitan)66.325031.438
aloof (not obsessed)66.25930.439
autistic (not neurotypical)66.26227.237
crazy (not sane)66.142928.836
📉 (not 📈)66.19029.779
trusting (not charming)66.022323.061
soft (not hard)66.037029.142
experimental (not reliable)65.934931.032
suspicious (not trusting)65.852628.255
forgiving (not vengeful)65.643427.641
shy (not bold)65.410228.935
🤔 (not 🤫)65.238032.162
hesitant (not decisive)64.817026.956
generalist (not specialist)64.710828.826
helpless (not resourceful)64.78626.740
proletariat (not bourgeoisie)64.539431.468
exaggerating (not factual)64.249029.455
atheist (not theist)64.152831.135
vulnerable (not armoured)63.928031.157
cautious (not impulsive)63.846130.636
rough (not smooth)63.840232.038
chortling (not giggling)63.861631.846
envious (not prideful)63.47826.297
conservative (not liberal)63.327532.345
💔 (not 💝)63.237530.631
whimsical (not rational)63.138926.647
quarrelsome (not warm)63.059129.438
efficient (not overprepared)63.070823.025
deranged (not reasonable)62.938030.350
patriotic (not unpatriotic)62.973730.042
🏌 (not 🤺)62.913429.145
lowbrow (not highbrow)62.821129.831
🧐 (not 😎)62.740132.833
punk rock (not preppy)62.742025.735
compersive (not jealous)62.341423.845
short (not tall)62.238227.636
edgy (not politically correct)62.061424.745
resigned (not resistant)62.07127.029
ludicrous (not sensible)61.939330.388
Pepsi (not Coke)61.915135.173
cunning (not honorable)61.841529.032
basic (not hipster)61.761728.738
🤣 (not 😊)61.735729.450
ignorant (not knowledgeable)61.723226.844
demure (not vain)61.643028.536
utilitarian (not decorative)61.568029.082
twitchy (not still)61.566431.472
chivalrous (not businesslike)61.545230.757
modest (not flamboyant)61.457533.236
🐴 (not 🦄)61.455638.443
🐿 (not 🦇)61.458436.532
chill (not offended)61.431730.997
tardy (not on-time)61.334529.751
debased (not pure)61.250532.197
serious (not bold)61.239324.939
factual (not poetic)61.258525.731
anxious (not calm)61.164530.734
shy (not playful)61.119626.234
outlaw (not sheriff)61.157529.035
enslaved (not emancipated)61.017331.547
salacious (not wholesome)61.045027.130
open (not guarded)60.920132.645
country-bumpkin (not city-slicker)60.829230.140
scientific (not artistic)60.759324.643
practical (not imaginative)60.772429.432
thinker (not doer)60.724630.575
straightforward (not cryptic)60.682535.752
sarcastic (not genuine)60.651931.058
open-book (not secretive)60.532731.889
claustrophobic (not spelunker)60.424728.342
hypocritical (not equitable)60.345727.996
builder (not explorer)60.248718.725
work-first (not family-first)60.259025.239
insulting (not complimentary)60.249330.542
pack rat (not minimalist)60.240129.541
heathen (not devout)60.141626.628
shallow (not deep)60.033626.042
interrupting (not attentive)59.853029.860
classical (not avant-garde)59.761627.043
'left-brained' (not 'right-brained')59.514727.641
orange (not purple)59.444834.057
gracious (not feisty)59.423630.043
theoretical (not empirical)59.219634.163
transient (not permanent)59.130426.929
🧠 (not 💪)59.188722.940
😇 (not 😈)59.059528.740
plays hard (not works hard)58.935234.827
intellectual (not physical)58.882030.634
no-nonsense (not dramatic)58.848831.856
🎨 (not 🏀)58.878731.973
masculine (not feminine)58.778430.435
scandalous (not proper)58.761725.130
Italian (not Swedish)58.658829.525
f***-the-police (not tattle-tale)58.678832.438
close-minded (not open-minded)58.539125.242
pensive (not serene)58.5104029.746
regular (not zany)58.337932.731
deliberate (not spontaneous)58.282728.334
civilized (not barbaric)58.087832.935
realistic (not fantastical)58.068630.950
rigid (not flexible)57.966731.034
unassuming (not pretentious)57.939334.028
reclusive (not social)57.849228.133
wavering (not resolute)57.821925.623
unambiguous (not mysterious)57.764032.654
whippersnapper (not sage)57.753829.435
accommodating (not stubborn)57.624534.062
roundabout (not direct)57.526129.639
👩‍🎤 (not 👩‍🔬)57.463028.244
unfixable (not fixable)57.438530.773
night owl (not morning lark)57.379032.453
unorthodox (not traditional)57.370030.638
poorly-written (not believable)57.13330.641
demonic (not angelic)57.050027.340
unobservant (not perceptive)57.019033.638
democratic (not authoritarian)56.966830.228
Greek (not Roman)56.836229.738
not introspective (not introspective)56.730928.883
loose (not tight)56.738230.236
penny-pincher (not overspender)56.469131.843
literary (not mathematical)56.377824.536
conspiracist (not sheeple)56.290731.447
kind (not cruel)56.198826.789
moody (not stable)56.091228.125
villainous (not heroic)56.033317.034
linear (not circular)55.857729.745
chatty (not reserved)55.768132.755
soulless (not soulful)55.730129.940
domestic (not industrial)55.753233.531
psychopath (not empath)55.746430.059
bitter (not sweet)55.665830.542
humorless (not funny)55.545529.9107
mischievous (not well behaved)55.481528.040
abstract (not concrete)55.450230.529
relaxed (not tense)55.325532.9103
hard-work (not natural-talent)55.288526.252
curious (not apathetic)55.0102429.840
western (not eastern)54.998033.338
luddite (not technophile)54.863626.320
patient (not impatient)54.745229.240
respectful (not rude)54.581428.939
🤖 (not 👻)54.559431.042
racist (not egalitarian)54.421529.733
chaotic (not orderly)54.363631.892
consistent (not variable)54.384835.633
English (not German)54.1128432.786
pain-avoidant (not masochistic)54.161630.433
political (not nonpolitical)54.078831.642
anarchist (not statist)54.061125.832
deep (not epic)53.859625.858
serious (not playful)53.585331.036
selfish (not altruistic)53.562328.638
impartial (not biased)53.522728.821
worldly (not innocent)53.4102326.745
subjective (not objective)53.465429.631
human (not animalistic)53.3104432.159
libertarian (not socialist)53.185229.128
accepting (not judgemental)53.163530.741
melee (not ranged)53.047433.733
grateful (not entitled)53.067327.963
triggered (not trolling)52.997832.038
mad (not glad)52.882725.949
earth (not air)52.798737.064
instinctual (not reasoned)52.682228.738
French (not Russian)52.690931.526
poisonous (not nurturing)52.255328.436
straight (not queer)52.1119730.148
loyal (not traitorous)52.0115030.534
philosophical (not real)51.940426.442
ADHD (not OCD)51.951533.151
existentialist (not nihilist)51.898231.672
formal (not intimate)51.672128.485
tailor (not blacksmith)51.593834.048
🧕 (not 💃)51.447432.464
exhibitionist (not bashful)51.4101133.455
gregarious (not private)51.355628.530
🤡 (not 👽)51.362435.948
neutral (not opinionated)51.315734.869
literal (not metaphorical)51.1100534.234
vanilla (not kinky)51.073131.951
realist (not idealist)51.077929.833
hedonist (not monastic)51.089127.621
logical (not emotional)50.268630.934
chaste (not lustful)50.362331.052
asexual (not sexual)50.745134.126
humble (not arrogant)50.462131.540
hoarder (not unprepared)50.497733.933

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

Most similar Least similar
  1. Stuart Bloom (0.794)
  2. Mike McLintock (0.748)
  3. Pete Hornberger (0.685)
  4. Tommy (0.684)
  5. Barney Gumble (0.648)
  6. Sam Healy (0.638)
  7. Moe Szyslak (0.632)
  8. Dale Harding (0.599)
  9. Ian Duncan (0.573)
  10. Theon Greyjoy (0.564)
  1. Joan Holloway (-0.689)
  2. Princess Fiona (-0.684)
  3. Sailor Mars (-0.679)
  4. Princess Leia (-0.678)
  5. Donna Paulsen (-0.676)
  6. Elizabeth Swann (-0.672)
  7. Angelica Schuyler (-0.671)
  8. Nala (-0.669)
  9. Mercedes Jones (-0.667)
  10. Beth Pearson (-0.666)

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: ISTJ (r = 0.61)
  2. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISFJ (r = 0.57)
  3. Enneagram: Type 1 (r = 0.44)
  4. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INTJ (r = 0.38)
  5. Enneagram: Type 6 (r = 0.35)
  6. Enneagram: Type 9 (r = 0.35)
  7. Enneagram: Type 5 (r = 0.34)
  8. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INFJ (r = 0.29)
  9. Enneagram: Type 2 (r = 0.28)
  10. Enneagram: Type 3 (r = 0.24)
  11. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESTJ (r = 0.21)
  12. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESFJ (r = 0.18)
  13. Enneagram: Type 4 (r = 0.1)
  14. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISTP (r = 0.03)
  15. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISFP (r = 0.02)
  16. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENTJ (r = -0.05)
  17. Enneagram: Type 7 (r = -0.05)
  18. Enneagram: Type 8 (r = -0.05)
  19. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENFJ (r = -0.08)
  20. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INTP (r = -0.08)
  21. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INFP (r = -0.15)
  22. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESFP (r = -0.37)
  23. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESTP (r = -0.4)
  24. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENFP (r = -0.43)
  25. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENTP (r = -0.5)

Notes

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