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Tommy Carcetti Descriptive Personality Statistics

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Tommy Carcetti is a character from The Wire.

This page summarizes crowd sourced ratings of their personality collected from users of the Statistical "Which Character" Personality Quiz. This website has recruited more than 3 million volunteers to rate characters on descriptive adjectives and other properties, which can be aggregated to create profiles that users can be matched to as part of a personality test. For more information about how the ratings were collected and how they are used, see the documentation.

Aggregated ratings for 400 descriptions

The table shows the average rating the character received for each descriptive item on a 1 to 100 scale and what that character's rank for the description is among all 1,750 characters in the database. It also shows the standard deviation of the ratings and how many different individuals submitted a rating for that description.

ItemAverage ratingRankRating standard deviationNumber of raters
political (not nonpolitical)96.526.8100
driven (not unambitious)92.98410.4115
machiavellian (not transparent)91.01512.612
two-faced (not one-faced)89.64511.615
money-focused (not love-focused)89.15810.78
narcissistic (not low self esteem)88.6978.820
ambitious (not realistic)88.54421.612
privileged (not oppressed)88.414614.319
bold (not shy)88.337510.6114
city-slicker (not country-bumpkin)87.711015.013
fast-talking (not slow-talking)87.66512.722
work-first (not family-first)87.510715.291
preppy (not punk rock)87.27819.722
persistent (not quitter)86.958512.614
assertive (not passive)86.119612.990
sugarcoated (not frank)86.028.97
manicured (not scruffy)85.828218.892
arrogant (not humble)85.522414.0126
extrovert (not introvert)85.514915.093
cocky (not timid)85.429511.214
social (not reclusive)85.410811.321
vain (not demure)84.98815.2104
competitive (not cooperative)84.830016.2112
demanding (not unchallenging)84.731317.410
flirtatious (not prudish)84.415411.69
motivated (not unmotivated)83.969418.614
charming (not trusting)83.85011.7122
Italian (not Swedish)83.26826.718
skeptical (not spiritual)83.019915.1128
entitled (not grateful)82.721410.417
cunning (not honorable)82.614618.5117
eloquent (not unpolished)82.523518.1123
punchable (not loveable)82.513415.813
stylish (not slovenly)82.424917.3115
suspicious (not trusting)82.322918.2100
overachiever (not underachiever)82.242325.416
fast (not slow)82.123215.599
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)82.113415.116
bossy (not meek)81.943019.5113
playful (not shy)81.639512.9112
ranged (not melee)81.61120.513
lustful (not chaste)81.317019.8106
pointed (not random)81.23667.710
charming (not awkward)80.826519.3128
ivory-tower (not blue-collar)80.713618.1105
intellectual (not physical)80.735918.2103
sexual (not asexual)80.538119.012
high IQ (not low IQ)80.366416.9101
perceptive (not unobservant)80.166013.114
go-getter (not slugabed)80.052624.110
secretive (not open-book)80.034323.623
forward-thinking (not stuck-in-the-past)79.99218.417
rich (not poor)79.940420.1108
frenzied (not sleepy)79.827116.322
🧠 (not 💪)79.644710.719
interested (not bored)79.42417.512
dominant (not submissive)79.454222.8111
coordinated (not clumsy)79.348818.7102
cultured (not rustic)79.117214.310
businesslike (not chivalrous)79.119621.915
charismatic (not uninspiring)79.052321.296
👟 (not 🥾)79.09924.524
worldly (not innocent)78.943118.9105
workaholic (not slacker)78.873725.546
Roman (not Greek)78.81919.413
diligent (not lazy)78.5101321.4128
selfish (not altruistic)78.527520.6115
salacious (not wholesome)78.520018.511
💩 (not 🌟)78.510121.727
exhibitionist (not bashful)78.518928.117
pretentious (not unassuming)78.325622.020
smooth (not rough)78.29721.4130
insider (not outsider)78.13726.471
ferocious (not pacifist)78.040118.1116
suspicious (not awkward)78.030221.6104
master (not apprentice)77.952118.941
receiving (not giving)77.920314.08
active (not slothful)77.973322.297
genocidal (not not genocidal)77.812423.513
deliberate (not spontaneous)77.839520.3108
cynical (not gullible)77.837022.022
bourgeoisie (not proletariat)77.519623.6106
complicated (not simple)77.443122.1101
English (not German)77.447221.714
mischievous (not well behaved)77.348922.8102
believable (not poorly-written)77.253115.116
flamboyant (not modest)77.127718.8106
prideful (not envious)77.128722.88
chatty (not reserved)76.938020.7101
feisty (not gracious)76.845018.9118
neurotypical (not autistic)76.731122.298
debased (not pure)76.726018.7113
biased (not impartial)76.529622.3105
confident (not insecure)76.453724.5121
fortunate (not unlucky)76.310119.2103
vengeful (not forgiving)76.337617.7118
traitorous (not loyal)76.314021.6118
obsessed (not aloof)76.229624.9113
crafty (not scholarly)76.132921.093
🐷 (not 🐮)76.08420.430
cannibal (not vegan)76.024723.523
🙃 (not 🥰)75.621724.322
hedonist (not monastic)75.511719.510
🧗 (not 🛌)75.548527.227
industrial (not domestic)75.312321.233
pensive (not serene)75.128019.89
studious (not goof-off)74.968420.915
valedictorian (not drop out)74.965518.911
self-assured (not self-conscious)74.742626.583
armoured (not vulnerable)74.643022.0117
alpha (not beta)74.561624.297
urban (not rural)74.549125.824
refined (not rugged)74.439619.3123
picky (not always down)74.425425.49
gregarious (not private)74.221022.596
celebrity (not boy/girl-next-door)74.227410.48
chosen one (not everyman)74.125617.411
hunter (not gatherer)73.944730.027
involved (not remote)73.846924.6112
haunted (not blissful)73.755714.912
sarcastic (not genuine)73.335423.8113
guarded (not open)73.276319.894
quarrelsome (not warm)73.145222.7116
bitter (not sweet)73.135221.695
hypocritical (not equitable)73.126726.552
resourceful (not helpless)73.098923.138
cosmopolitan (not provincial)72.924124.7109
twitchy (not still)72.941321.416
plastic (not wooden)72.97225.316
loud (not quiet)72.851220.5123
decisive (not hesitant)72.768021.994
focused on the future (not focused on the present)72.614127.6107
poisonous (not nurturing)72.531822.445
individualist (not communal)72.345924.637
captain (not first-mate)72.251429.575
indulgent (not sober)72.042122.6106
judgemental (not accepting)72.042519.056
pro (not noob)72.086824.212
expressive (not monotone)72.056617.57
opinionated (not neutral)71.9108023.915
never cries (not often crying)71.951527.911
impatient (not patient)71.857624.530
🦇 (not 🐿)71.628424.710
sexist (not feminist)71.625217.517
conspiracist (not sheeple)71.053524.375
🎩 (not 🧢)71.053831.323
bold (not serious)70.945122.1105
thin (not thick)70.943425.075
corporate (not freelance)70.830231.220
stubborn (not accommodating)70.886427.79
short (not tall)70.828420.8116
self-disciplined (not disorganized)70.890926.7117
heathen (not devout)70.724723.4111
shallow (not deep)70.719925.736
intense (not lighthearted)70.774519.421
tense (not relaxed)70.691122.793
jealous (not compersive)70.636522.091
scandalous (not proper)70.649724.482
alert (not oblivious)70.573022.818
deviant (not average)70.357621.573
cringeworthy (not inspiring)70.327219.523
psychopath (not empath)70.333722.611
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)70.162522.6107
lavish (not frugal)69.937824.1116
perverted (not clean)69.828329.612
vibrant (not geriatric)69.772330.220
OCD (not ADHD)69.759226.413
scheduled (not spontaneous)69.563728.5106
backdoor (not official)69.444126.595
young (not old)69.481716.6121
cruel (not kind)69.326719.091
rebellious (not obedient)69.276623.893
long-winded (not concise)69.221028.110
gendered (not androgynous)68.9125624.132
💃 (not 🧕)68.970325.335
neat (not messy)68.873624.868
dramatic (not comedic)68.880422.59
hoarder (not unprepared)68.544021.973
hurried (not leisurely)68.438325.193
jaded (not innocent)68.479833.212
👨‍⚕️ (not 👨‍🔧)68.449728.519
straight (not queer)68.397428.443
rhythmic (not stuttering)68.385324.615
presidential (not folksy)68.253119.228
open to new experinces (not uncreative)68.190326.4111
tattle-tale (not f***-the-police)68.126929.113
extravagant (not thrifty)68.147926.624
cryptic (not straightforward)68.014925.2132
competent (not incompetent)68.0117124.699
👩‍🎤 (not 👩‍🔬)67.955527.117
experimental (not reliable)67.939224.721
villainous (not heroic)67.826423.6108
highbrow (not lowbrow)67.755625.7125
🐐 (not 🦒)67.644224.727
healthy (not sickly)67.592024.2106
trash (not treasure)67.516527.131
hard (not soft)67.461723.6101
exuberant (not subdued)67.458518.617
demonic (not angelic)67.241221.3114
offended (not chill)67.257123.922
on-time (not tardy)67.288426.913
resistant (not resigned)67.086824.7130
important (not irrelevant)66.9124428.825
stingy (not generous)66.935824.325
rational (not whimsical)66.864724.497
statist (not anarchist)66.742428.414
cold (not warm)66.549023.294
mainstream (not arcane)66.421428.9105
metrosexual (not macho)66.461925.223
methodical (not astonishing)66.461728.2105
spicy (not mild)66.277927.490
📈 (not 📉)66.266532.614
😏 (not 😬)66.155826.734
expressive (not stoic)66.070623.9102
builder (not explorer)66.039523.4109
flourishing (not traumatized)65.917723.413
wild (not tame)65.882422.883
knowledgeable (not ignorant)65.4103028.916
badass (not weakass)65.4111124.514
precise (not vague)65.383527.162
classical (not avant-garde)65.159925.924
bad-cook (not good-cook)65.144627.012
analysis (not common sense)65.156833.714
modern (not historical)65.064427.076
ironic (not profound)65.039024.58
tailor (not blacksmith)64.877332.610
kinky (not vanilla)64.655528.798
anxious (not calm)64.471924.3118
🐀 (not 🐘)64.439631.419
😜 (not 🤐)64.456129.118
🐩 (not 🐒)64.161226.720
logical (not emotional)63.949528.8118
fighter (not lover)63.958829.514
hard (not soft)63.871922.541
pop (not indie)63.826626.59
distant (not touchy-feely)63.868225.711
masculine (not feminine)63.794522.2127
atheist (not theist)63.675431.538
Pepsi (not Coke)63.616032.410
bright (not depressed)63.554526.185
contrarian (not yes-man)63.477431.711
genius (not dunce)63.3101224.8123
😈 (not 😇)63.359927.418
bookish (not sporty)63.294825.886
high-tech (not low-tech)63.160822.076
basic (not hipster)62.970729.287
overspender (not penny-pincher)62.947727.620
unfaithful (not devoted)62.816333.217
serious (not playful)62.790123.7110
🤫 (not 🤔)62.723033.122
animalistic (not human)62.525827.3102
rock (not rap)62.3143722.017
curious (not apathetic)62.2106828.193
flexible (not rigid)62.243726.695
muddy (not washed)62.238627.49
miserable (not joyful)62.182225.115
empirical (not theoretical)62.047829.998
winter (not summer)62.060631.919
soulless (not soulful)61.930227.031
western (not eastern)61.988936.518
formal (not intimate)61.762127.632
creative (not conventional)61.574026.9130
🧙 (not 👨‍🚀)61.563326.823
🤣 (not 😊)61.444223.516
circular (not linear)61.439329.013
extraordinary (not mundane)61.3109526.7100
emotional (not unemotional)61.3113828.312
careful (not brave)61.235727.491
nerd (not jock)61.290328.193
night owl (not morning lark)61.287228.975
libertarian (not socialist)61.147128.380
lewd (not tasteful)60.937625.3105
wavering (not resolute)60.920134.111
💔 (not 💝)60.956026.625
cat person (not dog person)60.964226.28
😎 (not 🧐)60.877935.620
🤑 (not 🤠)60.851429.513
fire (not water)60.793237.012
civilized (not barbaric)60.6110827.5106
nihilist (not existentialist)60.623927.332
mad (not glad)60.680523.614
spelunker (not claustrophobic)60.681624.514
cheesy (not chic)60.571723.011
orderly (not chaotic)60.481124.583
quirky (not predictable)60.465139.27
moody (not stable)60.3103528.1108
insulting (not complimentary)60.262125.726
deranged (not reasonable)60.255222.214
tautology (not oxymoron)60.216236.26
🙋‍♂️ (not 🙅‍♂️)60.178033.814
doer (not thinker)60.198030.613
authoritarian (not democratic)60.059128.2111
independent (not codependent)60.0102932.786
unfixable (not fixable)60.043529.826
mathematical (not literary)59.845427.7102
subjective (not objective)59.751228.033
tactful (not indiscreet)59.796729.310
works hard (not plays hard)59.6110529.6112
🥴 (not 🥳)59.577031.311
side character (not main character)59.579030.613
scrub (not legit)59.324531.129
roundabout (not direct)59.227230.1126
whippersnapper (not sage)59.161633.218
exaggerating (not factual)59.175027.624
paranoid (not naive)59.190429.022
rude (not respectful)58.956627.8102
scientific (not artistic)58.881923.5106
metaphorical (not literal)58.834427.3104
head@clouds (not down2earth)58.765729.4105
'right-brained' (not 'left-brained')58.716827.766
high standards (not desperate)58.796832.720
gossiping (not confidential)58.647829.993
flower child (not goth)58.6102824.38
flimsy (not sturdy)58.536331.716
hard-work (not natural-talent)58.3103127.010
bad boy (not white knight)58.362125.46
radical (not centrist)58.377418.07
self-destructive (not self-improving)58.279129.918
variable (not consistent)58.245331.417
gamer (not non-gamer)58.250339.723
realistic (not fantastical)58.192632.08
normal (not weird)57.854925.887
technophile (not luddite)57.864122.365
angry (not good-humored)57.766323.6103
creepy (not disarming)57.637428.333
antagonist (not protagonist)57.437427.911
dramatic (not no-nonsense)57.385929.135
not introspective (not introspective)57.336528.230
🥵 (not 🥶)57.386729.911
optimistic (not pessimistic)57.177729.6100
transient (not permanent)57.051629.635
egalitarian (not racist)57.0157531.011
🐴 (not 🦄)57.093230.721
open-minded (not close-minded)56.9103524.8116
mighty (not puny)56.8125625.795
interesting (not tiresome)56.5134027.295
patriotic (not unpatriotic)56.5125423.524
zany (not regular)56.494828.515
disreputable (not prestigious)56.350329.693
tight (not loose)56.3116735.012
sane (not crazy)56.278328.412
enlightened (not lost)56.169531.924
triggered (not trolling)56.1122029.616
sunny (not gloomy)55.872325.717
unorthodox (not traditional)55.798225.033
vintage (not trendy)55.6131025.514
proactive (not reactive)55.557932.413
extreme (not moderate)55.4114028.0105
practical (not imaginative)55.4112827.880
dorky (not cool)55.373727.516
strict (not lenient)55.296226.7136
thick-skinned (not sensitive)55.191128.3127
masochistic (not pain-avoidant)55.179133.512
freak (not normie)55.195931.416
beautiful (not ugly)55.0155427.542
chortling (not giggling)54.8116429.310
interrupting (not attentive)54.879028.917
mysterious (not unambiguous)54.677531.499
👻 (not 🤖)54.590625.921
queen (not princess)54.5113038.415
repetitive (not varied)54.4106527.445
fearmongering (not reassuring)54.467824.58
moist (not dry)54.381732.117
sensible (not ludicrous)54.1111026.1120
funny (not humorless)54.1109025.6123
real (not philosophical)54.1124427.658
romantic (not dispassionate)54.1133830.024
jealous (not opinionated)53.831832.116
edgy (not politically correct)53.7103827.0116
idealist (not realist)53.783931.841
😀 (not 😭)53.785526.719
💀 (not 🎃)53.594128.316
sheriff (not outlaw)53.293529.098
sad (not happy)53.2118222.5112
poetic (not factual)53.273629.622
🏀 (not 🎨)53.171829.418
cheery (not sorrowful)53.070721.5102
orange (not purple)52.989530.092
conservative (not liberal)52.761532.812
🤺 (not 🏌)52.6148534.121
earth (not air)52.6129335.813
street-smart (not sheltered)52.5122029.967
hypochondriac (not stoic)52.567126.611
stinky (not fresh)52.355632.026
epic (not deep)52.293224.88
wise (not foolish)52.1112024.8117
utilitarian (not decorative)52.0126625.437
child free (not pronatalist)51.9130731.689
pack rat (not minimalist)51.977725.38
concrete (not abstract)51.5116324.613
🤡 (not 👽)51.579928.217
monochrome (not multicolored)51.399531.040
enslaved (not emancipated)51.147729.7103
Russian (not French)51.167433.615
efficient (not overprepared)51.1153528.917
instinctual (not reasoned)50.8116230.0107
specialist (not generalist)50.8132130.432
cautious (not impulsive)50.397929.8106
repulsive (not attractive)50.745927.5111
mature (not juvenile)50.3113325.533
off-key (not musical)50.4114521.514

The lowest rating for any description in the table is 50.0 despite a 1 to 100 scale being used. This is because descriptions that had values lower than the midpoint were reversed. For example, a score of 1/100 for "hot (not cold)" is equivalent to a score of 100/100 for "cold (not hot)". This was done so that all the traits that are most distinctive for a character are at the top of the table.

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

Most similar Least similar
  1. Dan Egan (0.803)
  2. Benjamin Horne (0.792)
  3. Ari Gold (0.777)
  4. Petyr Baelish (0.768)
  5. Madelyn Stillwell (0.768)
  6. Catherine Martell (0.765)
  7. Dr. Rene Belloq (0.763)
  8. Gavin Belson (0.761)
  9. Shiv Roy (0.76)
  10. Quark (0.757)
  1. Spike (-0.637)
  2. Lenny (-0.549)
  3. Chien-Po (-0.542)
  4. Jerry Gergich (-0.52)
  5. Pete Martell (-0.519)
  6. Nelson Bighetti (-0.518)
  7. Steve Brady (-0.513)
  8. Chip Dove (-0.475)
  9. William Mason (-0.469)
  10. Kevin Malone (-0.464)

Personality types

Users who took the quiz were asked to self-identify their Myers-Briggs and Enneagram types. We can look at the average match scores of these different groups of users with Tommy Carcetti to see what personality types people who describe themselves in ways similar to the way Tommy Carcetti is described identify as.

Myers-Briggs Self-type Average match score with character Number of users
ENTJ60.4%2286
ESTJ58.0%547
ENTP57.6%5934
ESTP56.9%765
INTJ53.3%8827
ENFJ50.8%3842
ISTJ50.2%1475
ESFP49.8%1202
ISTP49.3%1950
ESFJ49.2%592
INTP49.2%11992
ENFP48.5%10817
INFJ44.3%12519
ISFP42.5%1998
INFP41.7%23344
ISFJ41.5%1602

Notes

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