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Ellis Carver Descriptive Personality Statistics

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Ellis Carver 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)89.96510.57
English (not German)85.19812.713
cocky (not timid)85.031013.012
gendered (not androgynous)83.238617.344
urban (not rural)82.715720.732
city-slicker (not country-bumpkin)82.130218.111
healthy (not sickly)81.528018.289
emotional (not unemotional)80.338222.810
normie (not freak)79.75016.225
straightforward (not cryptic)79.515618.397
energetic (not mellow)79.128119.87
opinionated (not neutral)79.071021.912
proud (not apologetic)79.063810.47
persistent (not quitter)78.9112121.118
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)78.518720.5111
👻 (not 🤖)78.09016.512
neurotypical (not autistic)77.327220.588
expressive (not monotone)77.339617.512
hygienic (not gross)77.382124.36
grounded (not fantasy-prone)77.02868.94
sporty (not bookish)76.825018.7104
egalitarian (not racist)76.790018.617
outgoing (not withdrawn)76.439923.15
masculine (not feminine)76.361219.1113
patriotic (not unpatriotic)76.334013.015
intuitive (not analytical)76.12397.87
jock (not nerd)75.926620.8105
playful (not shy)75.958515.697
realistic (not fantastical)75.92989.211
spirited (not lifeless)75.773822.410
empath (not psychopath)75.648317.67
attractive (not repulsive)75.478715.9109
active (not slothful)75.485718.9107
🏀 (not 🎨)75.128129.517
straight (not queer)74.967621.738
🙋‍♂️ (not 🙅‍♂️)74.822522.515
🧢 (not 🎩)74.830727.020
bold (not shy)74.2105218.1104
resourceful (not helpless)74.293317.619
hopeful (not fearful)74.144718.411
flawed (not perfect)74.057426.010
prankster (not anti-prank)74.033314.57
young (not old)73.766516.7103
popular (not rejected)73.737216.610
involved (not remote)73.350721.1100
everyman (not chosen one)73.214918.812
mainstream (not arcane)72.99020.597
beautiful (not ugly)72.9102119.233
😎 (not 🧐)72.840422.315
interested (not bored)72.855424.511
predictable (not quirky)72.814422.36
reader (not writer)72.81768.25
reasonable (not deranged)72.744819.512
real (not philosophical)72.535318.767
side character (not main character)72.540713.814
militaristic (not hippie)72.561713.86
🧗 (not 🛌)72.458418.126
👨‍🔧 (not 👨‍⚕️)72.239920.114
social (not reclusive)72.242722.028
driven (not unambitious)72.1121419.887
spartan (not glamorous)71.746820.79
🐐 (not 🦒)71.722722.622
homebody (not world traveler)71.635025.48
unambiguous (not mysterious)71.632020.180
real (not fake)71.693215.610
dog person (not cat person)71.532328.513
smug (not sheepish)71.277922.213
heroic (not villainous)71.192818.8102
human (not animalistic)71.182923.9100
boy/girl-next-door (not celebrity)71.162016.67
problematic (not woke)71.042524.39
common sense (not analysis)70.98021.514
sexual (not asexual)70.770817.311
cursed (not blessed)70.660120.35
coarse (not delicate)70.455421.38
normal (not weird)70.418420.6110
feisty (not gracious)70.469521.784
disarming (not creepy)70.273022.149
extrovert (not introvert)70.254922.0109
modern (not historical)70.244718.659
chatty (not reserved)70.152220.9100
frank (not sugarcoated)70.185125.415
proletariat (not bourgeoisie)70.032722.781
crafty (not scholarly)70.056819.995
friendly (not unfriendly)69.784219.66
prying (not unmeddlesome)69.778326.315
badass (not weakass)69.698324.812
reassuring (not fearmongering)69.651619.017
lost (not enlightened)69.535720.513
outdoorsy (not indoorsy)69.544232.14
motivated (not unmotivated)69.3139625.214
activist (not nonpartisan)69.365026.67
snoops (not minds-own-business)69.386111.79
self-improving (not self-destructive)69.229626.219
sane (not crazy)69.038620.313
ironic (not profound)69.023625.15
pensive (not serene)68.867122.213
straight edge (not junkie)68.889322.78
charmer (not buffoon)68.882912.311
work-first (not family-first)68.752324.589
street-smart (not sheltered)68.571222.280
literal (not metaphorical)68.344724.089
jaded (not innocent)68.380314.910
heartfelt (not clinical)68.369727.58
warm (not cold)68.262021.297
fixable (not unfixable)68.247327.118
diligent (not lazy)68.1141223.6119
Roman (not Greek)68.116122.314
doer (not thinker)68.063826.114
soulful (not soulless)67.9106023.432
fast-talking (not slow-talking)67.865218.417
consumer (not creator)67.833620.75
kind (not cruel)67.7101917.887
sturdy (not flimsy)67.681627.615
statist (not anarchist)67.639421.922
believable (not poorly-written)67.5124422.514
capitalist (not communist)67.559415.211
direct (not roundabout)67.484823.897
hugs (not handshakes)67.34487.36
earthly (not divine)67.369021.09
physical (not intellectual)67.234223.299
impatient (not patient)67.273925.449
macho (not metrosexual)67.230621.716
rhythmic (not stuttering)67.290523.016
sheriff (not outlaw)67.153823.8104
subjective (not objective)67.118619.428
narcissistic (not low self esteem)67.061516.621
concrete (not abstract)66.952026.218
funny (not humorless)66.866221.9103
fighter (not lover)66.850022.39
💪 (not 🧠)66.728425.025
loveable (not punchable)66.772524.518
positive (not negative)66.762022.49
natural (not mechanical)66.654122.29
intimate (not formal)66.546017.919
charming (not awkward)66.378221.7103
stylish (not slovenly)66.378419.4112
fire (not water)66.375628.319
poor (not rich)66.240616.886
photographer (not physicist)66.264121.54
short (not tall)66.139519.5106
self-assured (not self-conscious)66.083024.5109
🤡 (not 👽)65.828723.810
overachiever (not underachiever)65.8116023.614
existentialist (not nihilist)65.751324.823
🐿 (not 🦇)65.764934.913
small-vocabulary (not big-vocabulary)65.628630.59
🐒 (not 🐩)65.541622.615
earth (not air)65.566629.08
utopian (not dystopian)65.541722.74
euphoric (not resentful)65.534228.56
arrogant (not humble)65.371620.5117
strong identity (not social chameleon)65.3107316.37
hunter (not gatherer)65.270825.718
stoic (not hypochondriac)65.260324.311
go-getter (not slugabed)65.1131420.212
assertive (not passive)65.0104023.781
👨‍🚀 (not 🧙)65.038821.722
sunny (not gloomy)65.052317.225
resists change (not likes change)65.090120.99
open-book (not secretive)64.732125.219
loyal (not traitorous)64.6131623.689
reactive (not proactive)64.640028.311
forward-thinking (not stuck-in-the-past)64.454621.118
yes-man (not contrarian)64.423727.67
naive (not paranoid)64.428119.513
fast (not slow)64.399423.3100
leader (not follower)64.298532.08
confident (not insecure)64.097526.991
spelunker (not claustrophobic)64.064323.620
biased (not impartial)63.988822.390
catty (not supportive)63.945221.49
first-mate (not captain)63.866729.2108
apprentice (not master)63.837521.443
👩‍🎤 (not 👩‍🔬)63.768026.014
empirical (not theoretical)63.637926.597
vain (not demure)63.663521.899
vibrant (not geriatric)63.696520.716
instinctual (not reasoned)63.569824.196
night owl (not morning lark)63.578728.267
annoying (not unannoying)63.559837.26
rugged (not refined)63.356522.697
dolphin (not kangaroo)63.342329.17
insider (not outsider)63.234625.453
triggered (not trolling)63.284028.610
pop (not indie)63.227827.59
creationist (not evolutionist)63.230325.65
🐴 (not 🦄)63.171229.129
prideful (not envious)63.1114224.57
plant-neglecter (not green thumb)63.172327.08
sensible (not ludicrous)63.081323.897
permanent (not transient)63.059224.031
utilitarian (not decorative)63.081824.234
moist (not dry)63.043425.09
expressive (not stoic)62.981124.6104
intense (not lighthearted)62.9100926.315
parental (not childlike)62.979727.010
suspicious (not awkward)62.891120.6101
skeptical (not spiritual)62.7108724.481
lustful (not chaste)62.770922.487
down2earth (not head@clouds)62.769924.4106
basic (not hipster)62.771424.599
nurturing (not poisonous)62.788722.540
flexible (not rigid)62.642021.995
good-humored (not angry)62.678021.5104
manicured (not scruffy)62.6100023.295
thrifty (not extravagant)62.560732.215
wired (not tired)62.579527.211
generalist (not specialist)62.318828.623
🌟 (not 💩)62.3123425.120
rap (not rock)62.211531.411
focused (not absentminded)62.2121918.25
charismatic (not uninspiring)62.1130225.499
forward (not repressed)62.183727.510
flower child (not goth)62.091423.011
employee (not entrepreneur)62.047531.85
frenzied (not sleepy)61.9130320.413
insightful (not generic)61.9107922.515
lowbrow (not highbrow)61.827621.893
ferocious (not pacifist)61.790025.0108
practical (not imaginative)61.791825.185
questioning (not believing)61.791726.612
👟 (not 🥾)61.664330.817
people-person (not things-person)61.677124.110
cassanova (not love shy)61.665820.88
stubborn (not accommodating)61.3120422.115
vanilla (not kinky)61.165024.596
judgemental (not accepting)61.170626.458
chronically single (not serial dater)60.995334.615
handy (not can't-fix-anything)60.9103019.17
😇 (not 😈)60.876921.625
loud (not quiet)60.780025.095
tight (not loose)60.7102123.211
moderate (not gluttonous)60.791321.87
comfortable (not awkward)60.781820.06
interesting (not tiresome)60.6119024.488
😏 (not 😬)60.477622.718
perverted (not clean)60.444427.79
impulsive (not cautious)60.374624.5114
curious (not apathetic)60.3115723.9107
bright (not depressed)60.365022.8111
traditional (not unorthodox)60.358325.447
vintage (not trendy)60.3114824.99
touchy-feely (not distant)60.357624.414
brave (not careful)60.299524.795
charming (not trusting)60.272524.291
pointed (not random)60.1124625.914
summer (not winter)60.072629.514
meaningful (not pointless)60.0135119.34
mischievous (not well behaved)59.992525.3115
edgy (not politically correct)59.983522.8106
transparent (not machiavellian)59.964322.68
dominant (not submissive)59.8110025.387
centrist (not radical)59.843629.38
wolf (not bear)59.888832.99
nonpolitical (not political)59.750727.995
spicy (not mild)59.799523.087
good-manners (not bad-manners)59.7105827.19
engineerial (not lawyerly)59.753531.411
resistant (not resigned)59.6129725.9120
perceptive (not unobservant)59.6147327.718
foolish (not wise)59.555221.395
civilized (not barbaric)59.5114122.7108
🐘 (not 🐀)59.562821.819
devoted (not unfaithful)59.5151430.88
🤺 (not 🏌)59.4123128.411
foodie (not unenthusiastic about food)59.483923.58
stable (not unstable)59.461523.89
treasure (not trash)59.3142519.823
blacksmith (not tailor)59.351926.013
opinionated (not jealous)59.3129428.514
emotional (not logical)59.184026.4109
neat (not messy)59.1101624.060
spontaneous (not scheduled)59.067628.593
self-disciplined (not disorganized)59.0123927.3103
smooth (not rough)59.070523.887
savory (not sweet)59.090018.13
pain-avoidant (not masochistic)58.956826.514
gregarious (not private)58.851825.671
ADHD (not OCD)58.853929.114
gentle (not harsh)58.879021.39
dunce (not genius)58.735621.3121
competent (not incompetent)58.7144925.992
haunted (not blissful)58.7114622.214
protagonist (not antagonist)58.7128224.121
flat (not bubbly)58.782927.17
unstirring (not quivering)58.7111721.16
🐷 (not 🐮)58.636529.024
bossy (not meek)58.5120524.5102
💃 (not 🧕)58.5105724.625
honorable (not cunning)58.496125.1143
angelic (not demonic)58.495018.397
🎃 (not 💀)58.464928.514
insomniac (not slumbering)58.4124727.712
cheesy (not chic)58.279430.513
works hard (not plays hard)58.1114522.5143
inspiring (not cringeworthy)58.195125.036
communal (not individualist)58.145124.230
western (not eastern)58.1115333.625
🤣 (not 😊)58.151929.026
eager (not reluctant)58.1108630.310
devout (not heathen)58.081323.986
princess (not queen)58.052623.59
cheery (not sorrowful)57.958921.4112
no-nonsense (not dramatic)57.968130.537
still (not twitchy)57.950030.013
social climber (not nonconformist)57.960332.710
jovial (not noble)57.850116.28
frugal (not lavish)57.787321.9101
flamboyant (not modest)57.671723.7129
off-key (not musical)57.680720.614
vegan (not cannibal)57.684726.011
playful (not serious)57.461824.199
luddite (not technophile)57.470326.685
grateful (not entitled)57.478428.912
lion (not zebra)57.4101924.37
rebellious (not obedient)57.3107325.887
unprepared (not hoarder)57.346523.070
muddy (not washed)57.251024.711
respectful (not rude)57.0104924.598
good-cook (not bad-cook)57.069324.915
goofy (not unfrivolous)57.066423.99
rational (not whimsical)56.999227.4116
open-minded (not close-minded)56.9103425.090
mild (not manic)56.955121.98
flirtatious (not prudish)56.890329.219
child free (not pronatalist)56.7113326.666
consistent (not variable)56.6101327.823
sloppy (not fussy)56.629522.67
goal-oriented (not experince-oriented)56.698229.813
mighty (not puny)56.5127322.482
average (not deviant)56.552823.669
f***-the-police (not tattle-tale)56.5109529.017
stingy (not generous)56.557623.119
blue (not red)56.585622.86
decisive (not hesitant)56.3126325.5106
precise (not vague)56.3119423.367
theist (not atheist)56.355625.221
workaholic (not slacker)56.3143425.233
cool (not dorky)56.395623.211
legit (not scrub)56.3142019.124
guarded (not open)56.2136726.299
ambitious (not realistic)56.2104531.917
naughty (not nice)56.287028.46
epic (not deep)56.173715.48
original (not cliché)56.191326.38
enchanting (not disturbing)56.1110527.711
unpolished (not eloquent)56.061125.9102
high IQ (not low IQ)56.0155420.5117
chivalrous (not businesslike)56.080131.216
tautology (not oxymoron)56.030715.710
romantic (not dispassionate)55.9127730.114
tense (not relaxed)55.8145124.8102
hard (not soft)55.896422.228
gamer (not non-gamer)55.855828.912
hard-work (not natural-talent)55.8114228.39
backdoor (not official)55.791027.087
🥵 (not 🥶)55.793128.316
maverick (not conformist)55.7121627.811
armoured (not vulnerable)55.6109724.0108
regular (not zany)55.665628.217
folksy (not presidential)55.675824.110
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)55.5106226.082
codependent (not independent)55.556126.986
white knight (not bad boy)55.5105528.611
scientific (not artistic)55.490422.290
obsessed (not aloof)55.3124824.1101
spontaneous (not deliberate)55.361727.184
underthinker (not overthinker)55.337321.69
equitable (not hypocritical)55.293927.744
plastic (not wooden)55.232730.811
simple (not complicated)55.141825.991
one-faced (not two-faced)55.1120729.316
emancipated (not enslaved)55.0133226.580
wild (not tame)55.0109024.079
proper (not scandalous)55.085326.574
sweet (not bitter)54.990023.2105
gossiping (not confidential)54.854626.090
industrial (not domestic)54.885726.827
minimalist (not pack rat)54.892324.012
grumpy (not cheery)54.8103519.06
low-tech (not high-tech)54.787123.799
classical (not avant-garde)54.799525.635
goof-off (not studious)54.757527.822
sassy (not chill)54.7131929.77
bold (not serious)54.697627.2107
idealist (not realist)54.681126.937
penny-pincher (not overspender)54.698627.224
deep (not shallow)54.6122627.128
exuberant (not subdued)54.6106130.314
rustic (not cultured)54.660722.97
always down (not picky)54.658924.57
mathematical (not literary)54.561122.497
wavering (not resolute)54.536534.711
Coke (not Pepsi)54.578833.215
methodical (not astonishing)54.3109225.083
fresh (not stinky)54.3129427.016
orderly (not chaotic)54.296724.2110
🥳 (not 🥴)54.267132.913
love-focused (not money-focused)54.2128129.216
lumberjack (not mad-scientist)54.271029.85
worldly (not innocent)54.1130526.4139
sensitive (not thick-skinned)54.180425.3105
melee (not ranged)54.155925.315
interrupting (not attentive)54.180630.616
sarcastic (not genuine)54.083130.098
🏋️‍♂️ (not 🚴)54.050428.222
factual (not poetic)54.0104827.219
fortunate (not unlucky)53.977623.4103
moderate (not extreme)53.962124.176
sexist (not feminist)53.952919.815
forgiving (not vengeful)53.893724.9106
altruistic (not selfish)53.8108625.1105
jealous (not compersive)53.886624.673
alpha (not beta)53.8116027.693
seemly (not inappropriate)53.8113829.16
libertarian (not socialist)53.799127.081
reliable (not experimental)53.7100426.814
receiving (not giving)53.767132.110
lewd (not tasteful)53.655025.790
authoritarian (not democratic)53.676528.991
wholesome (not salacious)53.6108023.413
tardy (not on-time)53.659525.018
blind (not all-seeing)53.576519.26
suspicious (not trusting)53.4102125.6105
ignorant (not knowledgeable)53.444525.522
indulgent (not sober)53.397924.095
anxious (not calm)53.3113024.190
provincial (not cosmopolitan)53.281226.999
builder (not explorer)53.284025.768
traumatized (not flourishing)53.2129027.123
complimentary (not insulting)53.1102825.530
mad (not glad)53.1104620.512
🤐 (not 😜)53.197628.419
fulfilled (not unfulfilled)53.162623.27
competitive (not cooperative)53.0118029.1110
oblivious (not alert)53.058828.211
French (not Russian)53.0117924.221
efficient (not overprepared)53.0147721.615
freelance (not corporate)53.0111131.224
Constant PDA (not Hates PDA)53.075317.73
stable (not moody)52.955425.0102
pro (not noob)52.9145031.619
prestigious (not disreputable)52.8123823.785
off target (not accurate)52.853026.312
open to new experinces (not uncreative)52.7144325.285
hard (not soft)52.7105221.5112
desperate (not high standards)52.765029.023
monochrome (not multicolored)52.694332.421
long-winded (not concise)52.682131.519
joyful (not miserable)52.572823.617
🙃 (not 🥰)52.583926.715
conventional (not creative)52.484328.094
important (not irrelevant)52.4166327.325
chortling (not giggling)52.4125424.920
preppy (not punk rock)52.4113020.317
factual (not exaggerating)52.495030.818
sage (not whippersnapper)52.388025.915
comedic (not dramatic)52.356221.710
thinker (not feeler)52.381129.53
pessimistic (not optimistic)52.294326.193
'right-brained' (not 'left-brained')52.269626.078
liberal (not conservative)52.2124328.412
unassuming (not pretentious)52.177927.417
quarrelsome (not warm)51.9103225.7105
hurried (not leisurely)51.8117425.079
🤑 (not 🤠)51.872227.920
cringing away (not welcoming experience)51.877923.26
privileged (not oppressed)51.7129019.019
demanding (not unchallenging)51.7155025.224
boundary breaking (not stereotypical)51.7114528.37
varied (not repetitive)51.667024.635
😀 (not 😭)51.694728.719
cynical (not gullible)51.6126220.512
linear (not circular)51.598531.415
exhibitionist (not bashful)51.5127629.013
irreverent (not sincere)51.558124.76
pure (not debased)51.4105321.886
mundane (not extraordinary)51.452522.7108
mature (not juvenile)51.4110028.625
indiscreet (not tactful)51.362123.515
old-fashioned (not progressive)51.387614.66
strict (not lenient)51.2108225.3124
happy (not sad)51.270423.193
thick (not thin)51.273021.270
monastic (not hedonist)51.279726.712
📈 (not 📉)51.2144034.223
valedictorian (not drop out)51.0129531.512
purple (not orange)50.999224.555
not introspective (not introspective)50.158522.822
chill (not offended)50.980326.623
often crying (not never cries)50.183827.812
💝 (not 💔)50.2109121.828
focused on the future (not focused on the present)50.391426.381
clumsy (not coordinated)50.365423.895
easy (not uptight)50.772223.99
conspiracist (not sheeple)50.4144026.149
🤫 (not 🤔)50.473225.717
Swedish (not Italian)50.496220.710
routine (not innovative)50.689924.411

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

Most similar Least similar
  1. Javier Esposito (0.715)
  2. Chad Danforth (0.662)
  3. Seeley Booth (0.652)
  4. Nick Stokes (0.646)
  5. William Riker (0.613)
  6. Derek Morgan (0.611)
  7. Curt Vaughan (0.61)
  8. John Crichton (0.605)
  9. Samuel 'Longshot' Anders (0.603)
  10. Steven Hiller (0.592)
  1. Peter Doppler (-0.314)
  2. Brandon Stark (-0.295)
  3. Stuart Bloom (-0.277)
  4. Allison Reynolds (-0.24)
  5. Vanya Hargreeves (-0.236)
  6. Kermit (-0.227)
  7. Norman Bates (-0.222)
  8. Rei Ayanami (-0.218)
  9. The Wizard of Oz (-0.218)
  10. Shinji Ikari (-0.216)

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 Ellis Carver to see what personality types people who describe themselves in ways similar to the way Ellis Carver is described identify as.

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


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