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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
unmotivated (not motivated)89.2417.122
old (not young)89.13513.129
submissive (not dominant)88.42216.048
🛌 (not 🧗)87.81315.940
slothful (not active)87.31013.6115
beta (not alpha)86.83519.6107
repulsive (not attractive)85.92819.741
weird (not normal)85.710216.955
vintage (not trendy)85.78617.978
slugabed (not go-getter)85.4418.347
stinky (not fresh)85.32414.144
😬 (not 😏)85.21519.6113
desperate (not high standards)85.23418.377
boy/girl-next-door (not celebrity)84.911416.814
awkward (not charming)84.83619.433
scruffy (not manicured)84.79124.962
folksy (not presidential)84.53613.642
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)84.25812.831
thrifty (not extravagant)84.01315.373
sorrowful (not cheery)83.67814.452
unchallenging (not demanding)83.5921.877
unambitious (not driven)83.2519.045
slovenly (not stylish)83.14121.746
unpolished (not eloquent)83.05119.3118
drop out (not valedictorian)82.96923.857
rock (not rap)82.91677.69
meek (not bossy)82.63919.570
gloomy (not sunny)82.611316.248
depressed (not bright)82.53412.152
random (not pointed)82.34919.568
poor (not rich)82.26517.846
dorky (not cool)82.27420.342
stick-in-the-mud (not adventurous)82.16720.835
lost (not enlightened)82.05514.571
puny (not mighty)81.92617.771
creepy (not disarming)81.94218.961
slow (not fast)81.81512.8100
underachiever (not overachiever)81.82524.070
muddy (not washed)81.55017.915
first-mate (not captain)81.414522.298
slacker (not workaholic)81.46122.7103
indulgent (not sober)81.416221.541
water (not fire)81.35520.161
nerd (not jock)81.228322.444
cat person (not dog person)81.29013.58
miserable (not joyful)81.015218.446
careful (not brave)80.93517.451
cringeworthy (not inspiring)80.89520.142
low IQ (not high IQ)80.32720.643
stuttering (not rhythmic)80.13118.141
bookish (not sporty)80.036820.447
rustic (not cultured)79.97019.312
sickly (not healthy)79.93515.093
cheesy (not chic)79.81178.713
off-key (not musical)79.66119.483
child free (not pronatalist)79.513024.180
monochrome (not multicolored)79.39521.838
👨‍🔧 (not 👨‍⚕️)79.118820.353
perverted (not clean)79.112122.884
flimsy (not sturdy)78.93719.344
quiet (not loud)78.913319.435
🥴 (not 🥳)78.88320.177
geriatric (not vibrant)78.81822.0100
oblivious (not alert)78.48622.567
weakass (not badass)78.16224.274
mundane (not extraordinary)77.83824.798
clumsy (not coordinated)77.812422.052
goof-off (not studious)77.816421.134
noob (not pro)77.73524.955
monotone (not expressive)77.65623.921
dunce (not genius)77.56522.946
mild (not spicy)77.47827.049
uninspiring (not charismatic)77.22727.141
lenient (not strict)77.114820.242
cooperative (not competitive)77.012522.441
sad (not happy)76.819915.7103
🥶 (not 🥵)76.67528.225
irrelevant (not important)76.5918.338
sexist (not feminist)76.516222.137
trash (not treasure)76.37620.039
🐀 (not 🐘)76.28624.039
scheduled (not spontaneous)76.237029.435
pacifist (not ferocious)75.912422.651
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)75.920427.848
remote (not involved)75.71622.039
apprentice (not master)75.711922.239
everyman (not chosen one)75.68928.418
ugly (not beautiful)75.65730.547
soft (not hard)75.518724.453
passive (not assertive)75.06827.5104
moderate (not extreme)74.97724.743
metrosexual (not macho)74.722023.633
disorganized (not self-disciplined)74.715424.378
gossiping (not confidential)74.619523.268
slow-talking (not fast-talking)74.67820.149
low-tech (not high-tech)74.522021.350
simple (not complicated)74.56125.144
introvert (not extrovert)74.215024.942
reactive (not proactive)74.28822.111
🥾 (not 👟)74.121532.735
backdoor (not official)74.025724.240
bored (not interested)74.03123.473
scrub (not legit)73.76925.448
haunted (not blissful)73.545722.863
lewd (not tasteful)73.313824.132
rugged (not refined)73.326227.755
frugal (not lavish)73.024223.339
disreputable (not prestigious)72.715126.038
dispassionate (not romantic)72.79928.863
bad-cook (not good-cook)72.621427.652
self-destructive (not self-improving)72.531223.141
timid (not cocky)72.310622.220
🧢 (not 🎩)72.330429.951
gatherer (not hunter)71.928028.037
tiresome (not interesting)71.96424.8103
uncreative (not open to new experinces)71.810428.138
💩 (not 🌟)71.713428.847
traumatized (not flourishing)71.740522.644
freak (not normie)71.732628.586
🐒 (not 🐩)71.620231.629
one-faced (not two-faced)71.553427.869
communal (not individualist)71.29124.644
arcane (not mainstream)71.128128.546
cold (not warm)71.130220.741
vague (not precise)70.88323.234
incompetent (not competent)70.810022.936
insecure (not confident)70.713227.851
sensitive (not thick-skinned)70.724623.446
non-gamer (not gamer)70.744132.670
rural (not urban)70.714628.443
lover (not fighter)70.729925.865
gullible (not cynical)70.618026.810
sleepy (not frenzied)70.51729.844
🙅‍♂️ (not 🙋‍♂️)70.419930.257
skeptical (not spiritual)70.361528.650
lazy (not diligent)70.26226.132
stoic (not expressive)70.221324.541
average (not deviant)70.112728.858
ironic (not profound)70.119623.929
conventional (not creative)70.024426.828
historical (not modern)69.929426.234
unlucky (not fortunate)69.829022.331
dry (not moist)69.823233.634
🐷 (not 🐮)69.714131.6122
repetitive (not varied)69.526827.239
stingy (not generous)69.428023.773
leisurely (not hurried)69.318329.458
realistic (not ambitious)69.313727.752
low self esteem (not narcissistic)69.217631.030
indiscreet (not tactful)69.013126.245
subdued (not exuberant)69.014028.935
stuck-in-the-past (not forward-thinking)69.022025.664
foolish (not wise)68.826526.248
💀 (not 🎃)68.838931.024
messy (not neat)68.730031.130
quitter (not persistent)68.7923.724
🐐 (not 🦒)68.728631.2111
lighthearted (not intense)68.617529.137
wooden (not plastic)68.653628.245
fearmongering (not reassuring)68.530332.310
🙃 (not 🥰)68.430027.532
oppressed (not privileged)68.419729.240
crafty (not scholarly)68.152722.933
juvenile (not mature)68.035425.353
self-conscious (not self-assured)67.914730.640
aloof (not obsessed)67.84330.541
outsider (not insider)67.832932.167
gendered (not androgynous)67.7106332.559
obedient (not rebellious)67.528129.843
sheltered (not street-smart)67.526822.047
punchable (not loveable)67.528727.747
focused on the present (not focused on the future)67.325624.435
freelance (not corporate)67.356827.939
🧙 (not 👨‍🚀)67.233126.145
comedic (not dramatic)67.118526.573
pessimistic (not optimistic)67.136227.744
🤠 (not 🤑)67.152229.158
crazy (not sane)67.043028.937
tame (not wild)66.928729.098
📉 (not 📈)66.98829.881
good-humored (not angry)66.750024.645
thin (not thick)66.746827.5103
awkward (not suspicious)66.624533.141
head@clouds (not down2earth)66.537032.599
provincial (not cosmopolitan)66.426831.039
😭 (not 😀)66.330826.445
lowbrow (not highbrow)66.216528.837
autistic (not neurotypical)66.25926.938
forgiving (not vengeful)66.044726.446
trusting (not charming)65.923622.862
methodical (not astonishing)65.952424.436
suspicious (not trusting)65.855028.255
cannibal (not vegan)65.743527.049
antagonist (not protagonist)65.522313.713
🤔 (not 🤫)65.437432.765
🤐 (not 😜)65.443031.938
codependent (not independent)65.329632.142
hypochondriac (not stoic)65.223826.112
atheist (not theist)65.154331.236
soft (not hard)65.041329.145
generalist (not specialist)64.99928.330
hesitant (not decisive)64.818526.956
helpless (not resourceful)64.89326.244
cautious (not impulsive)64.746930.038
centrist (not radical)64.720323.215
vulnerable (not armoured)64.628130.962
frank (not sugarcoated)64.485527.613
experimental (not reliable)64.339831.636
ignorant (not knowledgeable)64.020727.447
exaggerating (not factual)64.051329.256
princess (not queen)63.930927.516
shy (not bold)63.811130.136
rough (not smooth)63.842932.038
chortling (not giggling)63.765731.249
not genocidal (not genocidal)63.486331.516
conservative (not liberal)63.330132.345
short (not tall)63.238827.438
whimsical (not rational)63.140226.647
indie (not pop)63.163731.714
🧐 (not 😎)63.042932.434
efficient (not overprepared)63.073923.025
envious (not prideful)63.08327.0101
proletariat (not bourgeoisie)62.946331.572
patriotic (not unpatriotic)62.979630.042
demure (not vain)62.840028.540
punk rock (not preppy)62.743825.735
quarrelsome (not warm)62.663128.740
🐿 (not 🦇)62.659136.533
opinionated (not jealous)62.690627.016
edgy (not politically correct)62.563125.151
🏌 (not 🤺)62.514729.548
serious (not bold)62.439025.642
prudish (not flirtatious)62.438625.123
compersive (not jealous)62.344023.845
tardy (not on-time)62.134329.553
resigned (not resistant)62.07427.029
twitchy (not still)62.068331.075
ludicrous (not sensible)61.940830.388
practical (not imaginative)61.974129.733
💔 (not 💝)61.943830.536
modest (not flamboyant)61.860433.241
🤣 (not 😊)61.736729.450
Pepsi (not Coke)61.616135.675
scientific (not artistic)61.561124.449
cunning (not honorable)61.544230.140
yes-man (not contrarian)61.526634.213
utilitarian (not decorative)61.472228.784
🐴 (not 🦄)61.460138.443
chill (not offended)61.433330.9101
deranged (not reasonable)61.342730.753
shallow (not deep)61.332126.145
basic (not hipster)61.267728.243
country-bumpkin (not city-slicker)61.230829.643
factual (not poetic)61.263026.733
debased (not pure)61.153131.6101
pack rat (not minimalist)61.137729.742
🧠 (not 💪)61.188522.546
enslaved (not emancipated)61.018731.547
salacious (not wholesome)61.048327.130
oxymoron (not tautology)61.045526.413
money-focused (not love-focused)61.039133.821
chivalrous (not businesslike)60.948530.362
open (not guarded)60.821733.047
scandalous (not proper)60.859225.732
shy (not playful)60.621726.035
anxious (not calm)60.569430.535
heathen (not devout)60.542526.229
Italian (not Swedish)60.555927.929
builder (not explorer)60.450518.426
transient (not permanent)60.429427.430
claustrophobic (not spelunker)60.426428.342
hypocritical (not equitable)60.247927.7101
thinker (not doer)60.226930.676
orange (not purple)60.144533.759
reclusive (not social)60.147528.237
open-book (not secretive)60.135131.7100
work-first (not family-first)59.962324.940
intellectual (not physical)59.784330.036
classical (not avant-garde)59.666026.846
outlaw (not sheriff)59.563330.236
'left-brained' (not 'right-brained')59.515627.641
summer (not winter)59.460932.517
touchy-feely (not distant)59.449629.411
straightforward (not cryptic)59.392035.754
interrupting (not attentive)59.356429.565
quirky (not predictable)59.355733.817
often crying (not never cries)59.348729.821
sarcastic (not genuine)59.157530.667
unassuming (not pretentious)58.938433.829
f***-the-police (not tattle-tale)58.981632.039
deliberate (not spontaneous)58.785728.135
theoretical (not empirical)58.721034.164
whippersnapper (not sage)58.751228.937
🎨 (not 🏀)58.782131.676
unambiguous (not mysterious)58.665832.157
😇 (not 😈)58.664029.043
accommodating (not stubborn)58.625433.964
gracious (not feisty)58.527529.448
close-minded (not open-minded)58.542225.242
wavering (not resolute)58.522025.324
long-winded (not concise)58.547926.111
masculine (not feminine)58.484029.740
pensive (not serene)58.3111429.447
transparent (not machiavellian)58.355931.112
no-nonsense (not dramatic)58.254831.458
jaded (not innocent)58.290629.319
rigid (not flexible)58.171130.535
insulting (not complimentary)58.057431.746
unfixable (not fixable)57.841130.576
night owl (not morning lark)57.782232.055
conspiracist (not sheeple)57.789031.649
not introspective (not introspective)57.729129.285
Greek (not Roman)57.733429.240
plays hard (not works hard)57.638434.928
👩‍🎤 (not 👩‍🔬)57.466228.244
regular (not zany)57.244032.832
flower child (not goth)57.084721.117
chatty (not reserved)56.969032.258
realistic (not fantastical)56.977431.651
receiving (not giving)56.950025.816
demonic (not angelic)56.554527.241
western (not eastern)56.497433.140
psychopath (not empath)56.449029.861
kind (not cruel)56.2105326.692
bitter (not sweet)56.168630.148
moody (not stable)56.096327.626
soulless (not soulful)56.032128.645
poorly-written (not believable)56.03730.942
loose (not tight)56.040130.137
unorthodox (not traditional)55.878130.640
penny-pincher (not overspender)55.875831.749
unobservant (not perceptive)55.821432.941
humorless (not funny)55.749029.9108
civilized (not barbaric)55.698733.138
linear (not circular)55.662729.747
libertarian (not socialist)55.574328.831
roundabout (not direct)55.533230.241
literary (not mathematical)55.584925.641
always down (not picky)55.541331.616
curious (not apathetic)55.4106929.944
racist (not egalitarian)55.421929.834
consistent (not variable)55.088435.635
villainous (not heroic)54.936717.836
democratic (not authoritarian)54.977530.736
respectful (not rude)54.887728.640
chaotic (not orderly)54.767031.695
selfish (not altruistic)54.762128.544
patient (not impatient)54.749029.240
deep (not epic)54.659226.259
🤖 (not 👻)54.563031.745
English (not German)54.5135832.789
abstract (not concrete)54.453430.436
unemotional (not emotional)54.436935.117
hard-work (not natural-talent)54.396526.254
relaxed (not tense)54.228433.3107
subjective (not objective)54.266029.535
human (not animalistic)54.1109532.460
pain-avoidant (not masochistic)54.164930.433
paranoid (not naive)54.191328.513
anarchist (not statist)54.064725.832
white knight (not bad boy)54.085520.912
common sense (not analysis)53.950327.316
worldly (not innocent)53.8107926.851
impartial (not biased)53.823427.923
luddite (not technophile)53.869429.324
domestic (not industrial)53.662733.533
accepting (not judgemental)53.268330.342
grateful (not entitled)53.271327.667
melee (not ranged)53.048233.733
instinctual (not reasoned)52.985228.439
political (not nonpolitical)52.888531.944
mischievous (not well behaved)52.789729.647
earth (not air)52.7105837.064
asexual (not sexual)52.643534.727
mad (not glad)52.289326.957
straight (not queer)52.1126030.148
existentialist (not nihilist)52.1102231.274
loyal (not traitorous)52.0122330.534
unprepared (not hoarder)52.052233.635
chaste (not lustful)51.962331.055
philosophical (not real)51.942626.143
French (not Russian)51.997631.229
vanilla (not kinky)51.875931.855
ADHD (not OCD)51.852932.852
neutral (not opinionated)51.815934.772
poisonous (not nurturing)51.759129.039
🤡 (not 👽)51.764235.850
triggered (not trolling)51.7108332.539
formal (not intimate)51.577128.489
tailor (not blacksmith)51.599134.048
devoted (not unfaithful)51.5129728.213
playful (not serious)51.461131.740
🧕 (not 💃)51.449632.265
humble (not arrogant)51.364531.442
emotional (not logical)51.285230.137
exhibitionist (not bashful)51.2106533.358
gregarious (not private)51.058728.132
realist (not idealist)51.083629.833
hedonist (not monastic)51.091827.621
literal (not metaphorical)50.7108433.336

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 (0.79)
  2. Mike McLintock (0.749)
  3. Pete Hornberger (0.705)
  4. Tommy (0.671)
  5. Barney Gumble (0.65)
  6. Sam Healy (0.631)
  7. Moe Szyslak (0.623)
  8. Dale Harding (0.61)
  9. Ian Duncan (0.564)
  10. George Costanza (0.557)
  1. Angelica Schuyler (-0.676)
  2. Joan Holloway (-0.671)
  3. Sailor Mars (-0.661)
  4. Princess Leia (-0.658)
  5. Mercedes Jones (-0.658)
  6. Donna Paulsen (-0.657)
  7. Princess Fiona (-0.655)
  8. Elizabeth Swann (-0.654)
  9. Beth Pearson (-0.653)
  10. Rafael Solano (-0.648)

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: ISFJ (r = 0.59)
  2. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISTJ (r = 0.57)
  3. Enneagram: Type 1 (r = 0.57)
  4. Enneagram: Type 3 (r = 0.43)
  5. Enneagram: Type 6 (r = 0.43)
  6. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INFJ (r = 0.41)
  7. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INTJ (r = 0.41)
  8. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESTJ (r = 0.4)
  9. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESFJ (r = 0.37)
  10. Enneagram: Type 2 (r = 0.37)
  11. Enneagram: Type 5 (r = 0.34)
  12. Enneagram: Type 9 (r = 0.32)
  13. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENTJ (r = 0.19)
  14. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENFJ (r = 0.17)
  15. Enneagram: Type 8 (r = 0.16)
  16. Enneagram: Type 4 (r = 0.11)
  17. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISFP (r = 0.03)
  18. Enneagram: Type 7 (r = 0.02)
  19. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISTP (r = -0.03)
  20. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INFP (r = -0.08)
  21. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INTP (r = -0.11)
  22. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESFP (r = -0.19)
  23. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESTP (r = -0.23)
  24. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENFP (r = -0.23)
  25. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENTP (r = -0.32)

Notes

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