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Jim Halpert Personality Statistics

Jim Halpert is a character from The Office. 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
funny (not humorless)92.61411.9569
good-humored (not angry)91.61310.7492
straight (not queer)91.52613.1232
💝 (not 💔)90.2414.5270
treasure (not trash)90.13417.1136
playful (not shy)89.35913.5506
tall (not short)89.02611.6618
🌟 (not 💩)88.45616.7137
healthy (not sickly)88.24712.9543
important (not irrelevant)87.612018.6249
egalitarian (not racist)87.411115.5145
attractive (not repulsive)87.49514.2565
😀 (not 😭)87.0715.9195
playful (not serious)86.83112.8597
fresh (not stinky)86.53615.7258
beautiful (not ugly)86.018015.9360
resourceful (not helpless)85.818016.7351
human (not animalistic)85.68615.6466
gendered (not androgynous)85.515821.4209
charismatic (not uninspiring)85.410718.9576
persistent (not quitter)84.537718.0194
😎 (not 🧐)84.34321.2181
disarming (not creepy)83.62515.8209
competent (not incompetent)83.425418.6504
wholesome (not salacious)83.47618.9188
leisurely (not hurried)83.32216.1606
mischievous (not well behaved)82.618219.7551
neurotypical (not autistic)81.95019.8534
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)81.76820.1170
😏 (not 😬)81.64624.6177
goof-off (not studious)81.27519.1134
loyal (not traitorous)81.233420.5519
legit (not scrub)81.215220.4210
high IQ (not low IQ)81.034414.2532
glad (not mad)80.94319.0144
reasonable (not deranged)80.810921.2152
lenient (not strict)80.56617.1562
🧢 (not 🎩)80.48625.2164
fortunate (not unlucky)80.32217.5533
soulful (not soulless)80.323620.0364
smooth (not rough)80.03715.9548
family-first (not work-first)79.512220.6585
pro (not noob)79.327622.3151
warm (not cold)79.112318.8467
📈 (not 📉)79.05224.9178
skeptical (not spiritual)78.720320.4548
democratic (not authoritarian)78.66421.6509
nurturing (not poisonous)78.417720.1216
charming (not awkward)78.118321.1575
😜 (not 🤐)78.110427.8148
sweet (not bitter)78.010919.5600
relaxed (not tense)77.83520.1608
real (not philosophical)77.49820.3392
feminist (not sexist)77.326021.9231
happy (not sad)77.14618.5458
masculine (not feminine)76.829016.5564
flexible (not rigid)76.74318.5547
modern (not historical)76.710319.5390
confident (not insecure)76.628520.6574
social (not reclusive)76.614622.5293
young (not old)76.125814.9539
sarcastic (not genuine)76.115022.8531
interesting (not tiresome)76.021322.2544
alert (not oblivious)75.927621.8174
cheery (not sorrowful)75.58719.4542
city-slicker (not country-bumpkin)75.530822.5153
stable (not moody)75.34521.9546
sane (not crazy)75.39724.6161
bright (not depressed)75.29721.1454
patient (not impatient)74.59624.7229
calm (not anxious)74.38522.8517
civilized (not barbaric)74.333322.1563
soft (not hard)74.312517.9509
inspiring (not cringeworthy)74.117522.6396
🐿 (not 🦇)74.115325.7141
👟 (not 🥾)74.110726.0178
heroic (not villainous)73.938722.8522
🙋‍♂️ (not 🙅‍♂️)73.912829.9175
open to new experinces (not uncreative)73.829023.4544
genius (not dunce)73.528317.1553
rebellious (not obedient)73.429422.3442
charming (not trusting)73.416724.7575
pronatalist (not child free)73.47523.8454
joyful (not miserable)73.49721.2161
🥰 (not 🙃)72.810032.6238
kind (not cruel)72.839422.7534
🧠 (not 💪)72.736123.6175
💃 (not 🧕)72.725024.4248
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)72.525324.7453
open-minded (not close-minded)72.417721.3616
insider (not outsider)72.37625.9398
tactful (not indiscreet)72.321323.7177
self-assured (not self-conscious)72.332522.9465
master (not apprentice)72.336824.3271
deep (not shallow)72.125822.9179
soft (not hard)72.115420.1388
bold (not serious)71.819820.8597
crafty (not scholarly)71.626724.1639
extrovert (not introvert)71.526325.1525
plays hard (not works hard)71.412721.3565
fast (not slow)71.133523.6583
bold (not shy)71.159122.6552
vanilla (not kinky)70.617625.5538
liberal (not conservative)70.324727.1148
nonpolitical (not political)69.99825.0506
🐒 (not 🐩)69.914728.6166
tasteful (not lewd)69.831022.7485
expressive (not stoic)69.226026.6509
technophile (not luddite)69.016122.0496
intimate (not formal)69.017124.3238
spontaneous (not scheduled)68.822826.2576
👻 (not 🤖)68.614929.1147
coordinated (not clumsy)68.445524.9568
down2earth (not head@clouds)68.327727.3515
permanent (not transient)68.220727.1206
modest (not flamboyant)68.030225.4518
street-smart (not sheltered)67.939425.0552
go-getter (not slugabed)67.456627.7178
domestic (not industrial)67.415923.5353
creative (not conventional)67.227728.8548
equitable (not hypocritical)67.026925.5355
high-tech (not low-tech)66.524322.6498
unambiguous (not mysterious)66.526725.5615
🐮 (not 🐷)66.512926.9248
urban (not rural)66.343527.4249
🐘 (not 🐀)66.319127.0257
resolute (not wavering)66.242026.3154
slacker (not workaholic)65.912722.3397
intellectual (not physical)65.943423.7574
chatty (not reserved)65.930826.7564
🏌 (not 🤺)65.66331.3168
involved (not remote)65.445925.9500
simple (not complicated)65.410226.5475
introspective (not not introspective)65.337125.6232
warm (not quarrelsome)65.123925.9583
valedictorian (not drop out)64.649427.5176
emancipated (not enslaved)64.342326.7492
mainstream (not arcane)64.014527.6513
outlaw (not sheriff)64.033326.8548
🤡 (not 👽)64.017032.1157
thin (not thick)63.836226.1362
frugal (not lavish)63.634621.0508
alpha (not beta)63.647128.0493
🥳 (not 🥴)63.614733.3140
sensible (not ludicrous)63.440627.2554
juvenile (not mature)63.427723.3380
prestigious (not disreputable)63.343425.0481
pure (not debased)63.134126.1513
optimistic (not pessimistic)63.127627.8498
active (not slothful)63.166825.6482
realist (not idealist)62.829929.8423
sporty (not bookish)62.625727.0455
🤣 (not 😊)62.421336.0181
pacifist (not ferocious)62.321825.4513
eloquent (not unpolished)62.347324.1525
normal (not weird)62.122525.7552
moderate (not extreme)62.119327.0515
imaginative (not practical)62.120429.9466
curious (not apathetic)62.052028.4547
independent (not codependent)61.846330.1580
proletariat (not bourgeoisie)61.633025.3402
atheist (not theist)61.540227.7311
altruistic (not selfish)61.438626.5569
🤠 (not 🤑)61.440830.8159
brave (not careful)61.345526.0541
dominant (not submissive)61.055525.6533
complimentary (not insulting)60.836328.5372
existentialist (not nihilist)60.738926.8304
hedonist (not monastic)60.734826.7135
👨‍🚀 (not 🧙)60.726231.8234
forgiving (not vengeful)60.236628.7543
compersive (not jealous)60.229526.5497
wise (not foolish)60.042224.9530
aloof (not obsessed)59.89527.0560
generalist (not specialist)59.815028.8333
unassuming (not pretentious)59.821829.0179
angelic (not demonic)59.742526.1548
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)59.736726.2492
🦒 (not 🐐)59.78835.3270
basic (not hipster)59.549328.2577
decisive (not hesitant)59.160727.9533
driven (not unambitious)59.080927.3499
respectful (not rude)58.746526.4565
reasoned (not instinctual)58.629228.8567
stylish (not slovenly)58.651724.0521
minimalist (not pack rat)58.637128.8167
logical (not emotional)58.531526.8542
refined (not rugged)58.247822.6556
mighty (not puny)58.259427.7559
biased (not impartial)58.163727.8504
competitive (not cooperative)58.053129.9543
straightforward (not cryptic)57.960029.0511
self-disciplined (not disorganized)57.863227.0546
🤔 (not 🤫)57.844336.1184
thick-skinned (not sensitive)57.643126.6574
demure (not vain)57.434524.9480
penny-pincher (not overspender)57.145322.7255
backdoor (not official)57.044928.7555
multicolored (not monochrome)56.935130.6377
impulsive (not cautious)56.840629.0505
unprepared (not hoarder)56.723123.2461
awkward (not suspicious)56.624925.8495
manicured (not scruffy)56.658125.8598
😇 (not 😈)56.642031.8192
worldly (not innocent)56.563027.0509
highbrow (not lowbrow)56.352525.7494
metaphorical (not literal)56.320629.6530
individualist (not communal)56.151029.5348
chaotic (not orderly)56.038127.5559
armoured (not vulnerable)56.055826.3446
utilitarian (not decorative)55.958327.0326
cool (not dorky)55.948529.6153
politically correct (not edgy)55.533327.9533
extraordinary (not mundane)55.560628.8536
classical (not avant-garde)55.449329.8349
scientific (not artistic)55.148026.5538
spontaneous (not deliberate)55.125830.1527
roundabout (not direct)55.120328.9539
conspiracist (not sheeple)55.159427.9347
eastern (not western)54.713435.9248
mild (not spicy)54.630227.5509
accepting (not judgemental)54.637329.1386
trusting (not suspicious)54.433129.3516
abstract (not concrete)54.432932.3149
🧗 (not 🛌)54.355830.0233
feisty (not gracious)54.267727.1528
provincial (not cosmopolitan)54.139527.2429
tame (not wild)54.135927.4504
humble (not arrogant)53.835328.2529
🐴 (not 🦄)53.851435.9172
jock (not nerd)53.536826.7576
focused on the future (not focused on the present)53.435228.3531
libertarian (not socialist)53.257828.6451
purple (not orange)53.243030.4403
zany (not regular)53.252831.8181
resistant (not resigned)53.177127.8499
'right-brained' (not 'left-brained')53.125528.2374
explorer (not builder)53.145029.8545
meek (not bossy)53.026323.8545
dramatic (not no-nonsense)52.947730.3228
first-mate (not captain)52.749433.9613
rich (not poor)52.457717.0517
passive (not assertive)52.424228.1479
👩‍🎤 (not 👩‍🔬)52.347029.4159
diligent (not lazy)52.282926.1539
anarchist (not statist)52.241630.0219
neat (not messy)52.062926.9391
morning lark (not night owl)51.935828.5314
traditional (not unorthodox)51.941728.9365
varied (not repetitive)51.828030.5223
empirical (not theoretical)51.762728.5537
open (not guarded)51.621627.2527
precise (not vague)51.566727.0396
👨‍⚕️ (not 👨‍🔧)51.450629.5173
lustful (not chaste)51.356425.7500
quiet (not loud)51.345625.6499
patriotic (not unpatriotic)51.275527.2164
whimsical (not rational)51.136230.0497
private (not gregarious)51.160929.4533
mathematical (not literary)51.138926.6502
confidential (not gossiping)51.162731.0609
proper (not scandalous)51.148627.3539
honorable (not cunning)50.257431.0588
sober (not indulgent)50.247826.5506
astonishing (not methodical)50.234130.3486
subjective (not objective)50.255329.0321
heathen (not devout)50.742027.5496
deviant (not average)50.362329.5374

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

Most similar Least similar
  1. Jules (0.776)
  2. Han Lue (0.761)
  3. Brian O'Conner (0.728)
  4. Nick Young (0.706)
  5. Kasidy Yates (0.693)
  1. Sam Healy (-0.576)
  2. Petunia Dursley (-0.573)
  3. Cornelius Fudge (-0.572)
  4. Mr. William Collins (-0.566)
  5. Stannis Baratheon (-0.561)

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: ENTP (r = 0.77)
  2. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESTP (r = 0.74)
  3. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESFP (r = 0.62)
  4. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENFP (r = 0.62)
  5. Enneagram: Type 8 (r = 0.51)
  6. Enneagram: Type 7 (r = 0.48)
  7. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENTJ (r = 0.41)
  8. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENFJ (r = 0.35)
  9. Enneagram: Type 4 (r = 0.27)
  10. Enneagram: Type 3 (r = 0.18)
  11. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESTJ (r = 0.15)
  12. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESFJ (r = 0.13)
  13. Enneagram: Type 2 (r = 0.07)
  14. Enneagram: Type 5 (r = 0.07)
  15. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INFP (r = 0.03)
  16. Enneagram: Type 6 (r = 0.03)
  17. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INTP (r = -0.0)
  18. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISTP (r = -0.03)
  19. Enneagram: Type 9 (r = -0.03)
  20. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISFP (r = -0.07)
  21. Enneagram: Type 1 (r = -0.11)
  22. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INFJ (r = -0.36)
  23. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INTJ (r = -0.38)
  24. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISFJ (r = -0.56)
  25. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISTJ (r = -0.59)

Notes

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