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D'Angelo Barksdale Descriptive Personality Statistics

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D'Angelo Barksdale 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 2,000 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
not genocidal (not genocidal)93.5238.711
haunted (not blissful)89.64914.717
urban (not rural)89.03513.527
English (not German)86.76115.511
oppressed (not privileged)86.43121.118
naive (not paranoid)86.21311.417
rap (not rock)84.61620.824
city-slicker (not country-bumpkin)84.122919.814
traumatized (not flourishing)81.219412.922
believable (not poorly-written)81.028522.516
unlucky (not fortunate)80.78020.7103
emotional (not unemotional)80.338122.710
empath (not psychopath)80.030125.413
human (not animalistic)79.441519.9126
introspective (not not introspective)79.415627.220
egalitarian (not racist)79.376324.414
first-mate (not captain)79.124321.197
clean (not perverted)78.842810.710
sexual (not asexual)78.744718.013
liberal (not conservative)78.526214.217
young (not old)78.149817.2114
triggered (not trolling)77.810420.912
straight (not queer)76.659223.845
genuine (not sarcastic)76.326120.298
sad (not happy)76.127417.1113
sorrowful (not cheery)75.532019.7128
sane (not crazy)75.321322.413
poetic (not factual)74.813019.624
pensive (not serene)74.730318.916
centrist (not radical)74.74418.614
🧠 (not 💪)74.666221.918
romantic (not dispassionate)74.652619.827
sensitive (not thick-skinned)74.520219.1133
gendered (not androgynous)74.496324.846
accommodating (not stubborn)74.47218.514
treasure (not trash)74.390019.830
apprentice (not master)74.116323.937
devoted (not unfaithful)74.0105125.323
circular (not linear)73.68223.013
opinionated (not neutral)73.599721.316
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)73.130924.8125
fixable (not unfixable)73.120725.814
😊 (not 🤣)73.139418.123
stylish (not slovenly)72.856421.2122
accepting (not judgemental)72.829019.461
deep (not shallow)72.447623.842
complicated (not simple)72.363225.2100
boy/girl-next-door (not celebrity)72.358124.912
bashful (not exhibitionist)72.28423.113
rustic (not cultured)71.816521.36
wholesome (not salacious)71.65039.98
😭 (not 😀)71.222520.222
good-cook (not bad-cook)70.721425.18
soulful (not soulless)70.196426.346
expressive (not monotone)70.163222.113
outlaw (not sheriff)70.054424.6105
miserable (not joyful)69.954119.313
👩‍🎤 (not 👩‍🔬)69.948923.015
deep (not epic)69.913528.915
diligent (not lazy)69.9134922.4111
tense (not relaxed)69.896223.2119
vibrant (not geriatric)69.871923.118
enslaved (not emancipated)69.69324.792
reactive (not proactive)69.621728.722
interested (not bored)69.373725.714
oblivious (not alert)69.221325.713
stoic (not hypochondriac)69.242327.213
often crying (not never cries)69.231628.113
chic (not cheesy)68.734623.48
curious (not apathetic)68.672222.9122
kind (not cruel)68.599622.6111
prideful (not envious)68.481728.618
👨‍🔧 (not 👨‍⚕️)68.349127.819
moist (not dry)68.224718.29
🐐 (not 🦒)68.042226.725
French (not Russian)68.043823.911
warm (not cold)67.763221.9117
active (not slothful)67.7121724.4103
emotional (not logical)67.553924.5125
🌟 (not 💩)67.4108026.116
straightforward (not cryptic)67.469327.1111
manicured (not scruffy)67.388127.6102
vulnerable (not armoured)67.229225.4120
lost (not enlightened)67.243328.324
🥾 (not 👟)67.144332.224
generous (not stingy)67.171521.316
loyal (not traitorous)67.0125423.5114
neurotypical (not autistic)66.793225.2119
beta (not alpha)66.737227.897
important (not irrelevant)66.6125724.734
🥵 (not 🥶)66.646621.112
disarming (not creepy)66.592721.644
realistic (not fantastical)66.563823.511
💀 (not 🎃)66.552232.416
hesitant (not decisive)66.319026.1119
open-minded (not close-minded)66.365825.6115
backdoor (not official)66.254925.3102
everyman (not chosen one)66.135221.313
forward-thinking (not stuck-in-the-past)66.048827.716
🐿 (not 🦇)65.964525.026
driven (not unambitious)65.7147925.9124
night owl (not morning lark)65.772726.969
respectful (not rude)65.676424.6105
civilized (not barbaric)65.495622.2104
gatherer (not hunter)65.450430.917
quiet (not loud)65.352226.5111
short (not tall)65.241620.6117
ranged (not melee)65.231227.411
motivated (not unmotivated)65.1153930.114
🧢 (not 🎩)64.857435.121
low self esteem (not narcissistic)64.832618.018
f***-the-police (not tattle-tale)64.887131.920
persistent (not quitter)64.7169130.019
open to new experinces (not uncreative)64.6104823.4122
proletariat (not bourgeoisie)64.653529.1104
unprepared (not hoarder)64.623724.670
complimentary (not insulting)64.467621.029
abstract (not concrete)64.435527.217
one-faced (not two-faced)64.396534.519
high IQ (not low IQ)64.0137025.4112
modern (not historical)63.868226.663
😇 (not 😈)63.867323.129
family-first (not work-first)63.766429.1113
moody (not stable)63.691025.6115
jaded (not innocent)63.596026.58
idealist (not realist)63.452528.237
honorable (not cunning)63.279527.1130
healthy (not sickly)63.2109925.2101
devout (not heathen)63.160922.5104
involved (not remote)62.8108526.1103
nurturing (not poisonous)62.888526.736
intimate (not formal)62.759427.931
overspender (not penny-pincher)62.648319.527
Italian (not Swedish)62.657222.312
intellectual (not physical)62.498626.6112
interesting (not tiresome)62.4110127.6108
charismatic (not uninspiring)62.4128525.7140
mad (not glad)62.474828.614
soft (not hard)62.259926.2112
street-smart (not sheltered)62.293730.596
tailor (not blacksmith)62.287625.018
gloomy (not sunny)62.177029.621
anxious (not calm)62.080826.7123
🥴 (not 🥳)62.064222.713
serious (not bold)61.950525.998
efficient (not overprepared)61.996021.429
insecure (not confident)61.831726.7130
fresh (not stinky)61.8108427.629
concise (not long-winded)61.854034.95
masculine (not feminine)61.797823.5113
sexist (not feminist)61.739621.118
transparent (not machiavellian)61.757126.28
multicolored (not monochrome)61.656927.437
🤺 (not 🏌)61.6114930.921
literary (not mathematical)61.582423.5102
beautiful (not ugly)61.5138323.843
lustful (not chaste)61.475025.5114
codependent (not independent)61.341830.3113
📉 (not 📈)61.320531.022
freelance (not corporate)61.388231.720
forgiving (not vengeful)60.775030.3117
vanilla (not kinky)60.766323.797
social (not reclusive)60.776126.032
submissive (not dominant)60.645225.2128
🐴 (not 🦄)60.680429.013
dog person (not cat person)60.664627.87
cooperative (not competitive)60.549029.7126
self-conscious (not self-assured)60.530326.4108
touchy-feely (not distant)60.557125.710
serious (not playful)60.497127.1115
🎨 (not 🏀)60.499427.819
existentialist (not nihilist)60.385328.715
plastic (not wooden)60.323829.615
cocky (not timid)60.3120024.911
legit (not scrub)60.2127728.823
attractive (not repulsive)60.1129722.8125
workaholic (not slacker)60.1136528.837
perceptive (not unobservant)60.1146029.517
profound (not ironic)60.154129.819
works hard (not plays hard)60.0109128.2100
inspiring (not cringeworthy)60.088327.134
deliberate (not spontaneous)59.999627.898
biased (not impartial)59.9112727.578
sensible (not ludicrous)59.892026.3111
tame (not wild)59.852426.0106
subjective (not objective)59.850428.530
rhythmic (not stuttering)59.8123127.723
democratic (not authoritarian)59.780624.9110
outsider (not insider)59.770426.677
expressive (not stoic)59.590929.1125
regular (not zany)59.550328.117
dramatic (not comedic)59.5113222.216
🤔 (not 🤫)59.481232.619
minimalist (not pack rat)59.372724.311
💔 (not 💝)59.361335.131
self-improving (not self-destructive)59.360925.323
offended (not chill)59.384022.419
introvert (not extrovert)59.257025.2117
poor (not rich)59.258626.5101
angelic (not demonic)59.193020.796
flexible (not rigid)59.154125.393
sweet (not bitter)59.178524.8112
transient (not permanent)59.143127.538
white knight (not bad boy)59.194927.217
warm (not quarrelsome)59.066124.4117
funny (not humorless)59.092624.092
moderate (not extreme)58.946127.4103
open-book (not secretive)58.946128.822
meek (not bossy)58.841624.9129
unassuming (not pretentious)58.851022.112
🧙 (not 👨‍🚀)58.873826.919
loveable (not punchable)58.8103921.613
artistic (not scientific)58.773524.3114
communal (not individualist)58.743324.942
non-gamer (not gamer)58.799736.614
hard-work (not natural-talent)58.7101531.814
lenient (not strict)58.666626.7129
trusting (not suspicious)58.663327.296
tasteful (not lewd)58.5108623.5114
normal (not weird)58.552426.7123
reasonable (not deranged)58.593431.411
unambiguous (not mysterious)58.381329.096
cool (not dorky)58.389426.512
tight (not loose)58.3109727.822
reassuring (not fearmongering)58.394128.411
oxymoron (not tautology)58.369929.89
creative (not conventional)58.284824.9115
smooth (not rough)58.273723.898
rational (not whimsical)58.194027.9132
altruistic (not selfish)58.096027.3116
foolish (not wise)57.959225.4114
theoretical (not empirical)57.929927.795
thin (not thick)57.997625.768
juvenile (not mature)57.969227.748
slow-talking (not fast-talking)57.944326.223
realistic (not ambitious)57.750925.115
pacifist (not ferocious)57.657029.796
purple (not orange)57.667728.551
crafty (not scholarly)57.697829.1101
chortling (not giggling)57.6103231.712
pointed (not random)57.6131725.614
sleepy (not frenzied)57.511824.324
lavish (not frugal)57.467425.9103
on-time (not tardy)57.4117829.918
go-getter (not slugabed)57.3160027.312
methodical (not astonishing)57.1100024.295
private (not gregarious)57.1108327.1108
🐘 (not 🐀)57.171029.327
desperate (not high standards)57.152126.58
philosophical (not real)57.036728.271
🤑 (not 🤠)56.860434.515
🐮 (not 🐷)56.897228.923
trusting (not charming)56.766026.7135
edgy (not politically correct)56.794626.899
folksy (not presidential)56.771321.214
heroic (not villainous)56.6134823.597
provincial (not cosmopolitan)56.567027.5107
🧗 (not 🛌)56.5113826.623
subdued (not exuberant)56.558728.120
picky (not always down)56.593522.18
equitable (not hypocritical)56.489228.647
lover (not fighter)56.480524.115
orderly (not chaotic)56.391927.7129
rebellious (not obedient)56.3111427.1105
variable (not consistent)56.351329.017
trendy (not vintage)56.239326.215
lowbrow (not highbrow)56.144926.9105
mild (not spicy)56.156926.6122
no-nonsense (not dramatic)56.174527.340
studious (not goof-off)56.1123926.520
earth (not air)56.1113024.411
normie (not freak)56.169924.118
suspicious (not awkward)56.0113028.3106
confidential (not gossiping)56.0123029.1103
metaphorical (not literal)55.843630.498
Roman (not Greek)55.870626.612
bookish (not sporty)55.7111625.9105
theist (not atheist)55.757423.231
musical (not off-key)55.664224.212
charming (not awkward)55.5113526.4117
pronatalist (not child free)55.548831.880
depressed (not bright)55.578025.8120
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)55.5130122.015
impatient (not patient)55.4110429.130
classical (not avant-garde)55.396528.436
pain-avoidant (not masochistic)55.176233.517
protagonist (not antagonist)55.1139530.317
flirtatious (not prudish)55.195528.214
neat (not messy)55.0112329.278
soft (not hard)55.077026.228
industrial (not domestic)55.084633.621
😎 (not 🧐)55.093227.521
bold (not shy)54.8161825.6116
rugged (not refined)54.875326.8109
focused on the future (not focused on the present)54.868929.6116
nerd (not jock)54.8106327.3120
unpatriotic (not patriotic)54.836424.312
low-tech (not high-tech)54.687124.883
whippersnapper (not sage)54.683430.324
receiving (not giving)54.664430.012
frank (not sugarcoated)54.6147630.518
predictable (not quirky)54.676128.411
skeptical (not spiritual)54.5135126.6109
noob (not pro)54.538831.818
vegan (not cannibal)54.594922.813
summer (not winter)54.590035.313
utilitarian (not decorative)54.4118825.933
traditional (not unorthodox)54.475526.336
extravagant (not thrifty)54.481627.39
love-focused (not money-focused)54.4127535.114
passive (not assertive)54.342826.6102
competent (not incompetent)54.3154629.199
tactful (not indiscreet)54.3120829.916
chivalrous (not businesslike)54.386436.711
brave (not careful)54.2119925.9139
self-disciplined (not disorganized)54.2133827.693
scandalous (not proper)54.291325.791
drop out (not valedictorian)54.260025.920
🧕 (not 💃)54.253625.329
thinker (not doer)54.251330.219
modest (not flamboyant)54.199428.2111
🙃 (not 🥰)54.179431.321
mainstream (not arcane)54.064526.5116
eloquent (not unpolished)54.0115227.4109
🤖 (not 👻)54.078630.023
entitled (not grateful)53.988724.815
gullible (not cynical)53.859330.319
sober (not indulgent)53.782425.692
disreputable (not prestigious)53.758928.084
generalist (not specialist)53.751029.532
political (not nonpolitical)53.6105929.0102
👽 (not 🤡)53.6100428.818
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)53.5113426.6106
metrosexual (not macho)53.5115120.817
princess (not queen)53.564133.213
flower child (not goth)53.5119222.415
main character (not side character)53.590232.813
direct (not roundabout)53.4135728.2119
genius (not dunce)53.3136725.5112
'right-brained' (not 'left-brained')53.355424.654
pure (not debased)53.1100325.3132
leisurely (not hurried)53.166625.697
anarchist (not statist)53.183126.428
🤐 (not 😜)53.197526.422
preppy (not punk rock)53.0112026.115
hedonist (not monastic)52.9102223.518
factual (not exaggerating)52.993429.419
feisty (not gracious)52.8134827.0111
explorer (not builder)52.898227.095
resourceful (not helpless)52.8163131.343
ignorant (not knowledgeable)52.846026.417
unchallenging (not demanding)52.737726.211
common sense (not analysis)52.770330.917
guarded (not open)52.6146228.683
😏 (not 😬)52.6110630.621
attentive (not interrupting)52.6100431.614
reserved (not chatty)52.594829.1109
experimental (not reliable)52.582830.314
socialist (not libertarian)52.361531.083
varied (not repetitive)52.363727.038
underachiever (not overachiever)52.335833.618
basic (not hipster)52.2118326.291
vain (not demure)52.295426.9103
resigned (not resistant)52.227228.2127
washed (not muddy)52.1122928.111
claustrophobic (not spelunker)51.961428.019
innocent (not worldly)51.855528.0121
slow (not fast)51.846523.9103
head@clouds (not down2earth)51.787031.6112
sheeple (not conspiracist)51.750828.575
sturdy (not flimsy)51.7137926.723
wavering (not resolute)51.645035.511
contrarian (not yes-man)51.6126526.65
🙅‍♂️ (not 🙋‍♂️)51.577226.519
intense (not lighthearted)51.5135831.523
mighty (not puny)51.4143123.7122
mundane (not extraordinary)51.452627.3121
reasoned (not instinctual)51.379529.9127
playful (not shy)51.3143224.8119
ADHD (not OCD)51.371527.914
opinionated (not jealous)51.3158224.315
precise (not vague)51.2138226.172
🐒 (not 🐩)51.288626.731
badass (not weakass)51.2148126.616
mischievous (not well behaved)51.1114928.6103
pessimistic (not optimistic)51.197230.188
eastern (not western)51.136634.616
arrogant (not humble)51.0109926.6122
spontaneous (not scheduled)51.085328.294
good-humored (not angry)50.1113127.0105
deviant (not average)50.1127428.077
still (not twitchy)50.176830.015
pop (not indie)50.166127.816
practical (not imaginative)50.2128926.698
water (not fire)50.277426.617
cautious (not impulsive)50.797026.9120
compersive (not jealous)50.7100727.088
obsessed (not aloof)50.6149326.399
Pepsi (not Coke)50.487944.18
clumsy (not coordinated)50.564926.6103
technophile (not luddite)50.592524.388

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 D'Angelo Barksdale based on their crowd-sourced profiles are listed below with the correlation in parenthesis.

Most similar Least similar
  1. Chris Washington (0.627)
  2. Shelly Johnson (0.586)
  3. Destiny (0.576)
  4. Fantine (0.57)
  5. Wes Gibbins (0.546)
  6. Kate Pearson (0.532)
  7. Peeta Mellark (0.53)
  8. Claire Littleton (0.522)
  9. Christian (0.522)
  10. Will Turner (0.521)
  1. Baron Vladimir Harkonnen (-0.312)
  2. Sheriff of Nottingham (-0.307)
  3. Mr. Burns (-0.297)
  4. Bob Kelso (-0.294)
  5. Dolores Umbridge (-0.276)
  6. Ernesto de la Cruz (-0.27)
  7. Stormfront (-0.27)
  8. Palpatine (-0.269)
  9. Gaston (-0.265)
  10. Tom Buchanan (-0.265)

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 D'Angelo Barksdale to see what personality types people who describe themselves in ways similar to the way D'Angelo Barksdale is described identify as.

Myers-Briggs Self-type Average match score with character Number of users


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