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Rory Gilmore Descriptive Personality Statistics

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Rory Gilmore is a character from Gilmore Girls.

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
bookish (not sporty)96.8127.536
driven (not unambitious)94.3459.726
nerd (not jock)93.65710.830
high IQ (not low IQ)93.51049.435
motivated (not unmotivated)93.112412.235
beautiful (not ugly)93.011511.924
overachiever (not underachiever)92.84416.042
studious (not goof-off)90.97412.539
🧠 (not 💪)90.78313.028
fast-talking (not slow-talking)90.42810.728
civilized (not barbaric)89.67915.736
diligent (not lazy)89.334014.140
intellectual (not physical)89.210419.032
🎨 (not 🏀)89.19912.429
go-getter (not slugabed)88.98310.422
on-time (not tardy)88.115420.242
gendered (not androgynous)87.714113.018
👨‍⚕️ (not 👨‍🔧)87.75921.539
manicured (not scruffy)87.123919.427
clean (not perverted)86.515015.332
human (not animalistic)86.211914.932
egalitarian (not racist)86.034716.727
genius (not dunce)85.817115.226
fresh (not stinky)85.815920.148
scholarly (not crafty)85.63617.034
tense (not relaxed)85.421913.738
fortunate (not unlucky)85.31313.033
main character (not side character)85.328917.937
thin (not thick)85.03317.132
feminist (not sexist)85.029221.632
🐿 (not 🦇)85.06216.643
flower child (not goth)85.015318.021
focused on the future (not focused on the present)84.8812.229
literary (not mathematical)84.83823.235
straight (not queer)84.723622.342
self-disciplined (not disorganized)84.638021.640
healthy (not sickly)84.516416.337
eloquent (not unpolished)84.516413.832
deliberate (not spontaneous)84.316418.634
scheduled (not spontaneous)84.219323.539
works hard (not plays hard)84.218722.430
political (not nonpolitical)84.111815.233
👩‍🔬 (not 👩‍🎤)84.19121.127
disarming (not creepy)84.06711.024
washed (not muddy)84.09816.827
valedictorian (not drop out)83.832225.626
not genocidal (not genocidal)83.726523.323
workaholic (not slacker)83.549124.433
English (not German)83.415622.432
boy/girl-next-door (not celebrity)83.417222.032
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)83.010813.634
trusting (not suspicious)82.96015.920
vanilla (not kinky)82.55521.742
politically correct (not edgy)82.23719.543
bright (not depressed)81.67617.838
feminine (not masculine)81.529419.038
soft (not hard)81.512117.533
knowledgeable (not ignorant)81.542125.137
perceptive (not unobservant)81.457624.430
overprepared (not efficient)81.2826.830
OCD (not ADHD)81.213423.745
attractive (not repulsive)80.953317.735
preppy (not punk rock)80.823721.139
sweet (not bitter)80.618316.433
water (not fire)80.57517.633
presidential (not folksy)80.317117.330
hoarder (not unprepared)80.25915.523
non-gamer (not gamer)80.220524.745
cultured (not rustic)80.115020.338
hurried (not leisurely)80.16718.528
pointed (not random)80.142020.744
privileged (not oppressed)79.937822.129
pacifist (not ferocious)79.49222.029
legit (not scrub)79.436619.637
princess (not queen)79.45627.528
opinionated (not neutral)79.269625.154
rock (not rap)79.134014.021
precise (not vague)79.027625.427
persistent (not quitter)79.0111229.042
confidential (not gossiping)78.945923.831
emotional (not unemotional)78.944020.227
demanding (not unchallenging)78.957119.332
young (not old)78.746525.330
thinker (not doer)78.75924.642
respectful (not rude)78.635020.633
neat (not messy)78.540427.634
important (not irrelevant)78.573420.331
metrosexual (not macho)78.513217.120
tight (not loose)78.431722.541
ambitious (not realistic)78.129023.434
analysis (not common sense)78.118828.338
prestigious (not disreputable)77.828221.444
🎃 (not 💀)77.612419.032
glad (not mad)77.513819.632
🌟 (not 💩)77.566628.243
kind (not cruel)77.464023.125
protagonist (not antagonist)77.354825.933
competent (not incompetent)77.177323.936
wooden (not plastic)77.122121.331
French (not Russian)76.714421.828
tattle-tale (not f***-the-police)76.512525.235
scientific (not artistic)76.234224.540
refined (not rugged)75.935520.030
🙋‍♂️ (not 🙅‍♂️)75.420331.931
tailor (not blacksmith)75.428920.927
warm (not quarrelsome)75.222319.627
🧐 (not 😎)75.218626.527
reliable (not experimental)75.130525.333
prideful (not envious)75.139818.964
complimentary (not insulting)75.030227.324
introspective (not not introspective)75.031122.629
😊 (not 🤣)75.031726.424
good-humored (not angry)74.839922.440
classical (not avant-garde)74.622122.828
interested (not bored)74.646923.145
fast (not slow)74.555724.441
tasteful (not lewd)74.437025.350
stubborn (not accommodating)74.371124.242
sheriff (not outlaw)74.234725.140
smooth (not rough)74.219225.740
charismatic (not uninspiring)74.273826.038
angelic (not demonic)74.140322.933
warm (not cold)73.945125.236
love-focused (not money-focused)73.871922.237
introvert (not extrovert)73.822024.835
🥰 (not 🙃)73.624726.533
emancipated (not enslaved)73.642917.632
white knight (not bad boy)73.647730.321
resourceful (not helpless)73.596625.820
empath (not psychopath)73.557627.741
honorable (not cunning)73.342426.538
obedient (not rebellious)73.221420.236
active (not slothful)73.197426.343
romantic (not dispassionate)73.158221.333
tame (not wild)73.020319.140
modest (not flamboyant)72.938327.338
😇 (not 😈)72.741824.127
forgiving (not vengeful)72.738325.144
blissful (not haunted)72.413423.830
tactful (not indiscreet)72.437729.429
wholesome (not salacious)72.347425.641
sane (not crazy)72.129820.527
soft (not hard)72.031925.523
🤖 (not 👻)71.919622.729
careful (not brave)71.813625.235
democratic (not authoritarian)71.732028.432
well behaved (not mischievous)71.631421.335
vintage (not trendy)71.570323.242
quiet (not loud)71.436923.624
sheltered (not street-smart)71.123732.536
private (not gregarious)71.157323.036
official (not backdoor)71.024428.426
treasure (not trash)70.8105727.838
curious (not apathetic)70.762027.423
sensitive (not thick-skinned)70.530524.932
picky (not always down)70.339022.530
neurotypical (not autistic)70.272323.929
frenzied (not sleepy)70.282124.037
basic (not hipster)69.946327.743
serious (not playful)69.871421.951
joyful (not miserable)69.730822.035
concrete (not abstract)69.541225.535
consistent (not variable)69.546727.620
deep (not epic)69.514622.440
pro (not noob)69.495724.236
loyal (not traitorous)69.4117324.234
rational (not whimsical)69.456127.832
👟 (not 🥾)69.336330.335
pure (not debased)69.149321.024
soulful (not soulless)69.1100825.941
skeptical (not spiritual)68.982225.941
high standards (not desperate)68.959827.246
strict (not lenient)68.853925.133
chosen one (not everyman)68.642729.230
believable (not poorly-written)68.5117525.334
👨‍🚀 (not 🧙)68.230427.741
wise (not foolish)68.156127.041
flourishing (not traumatized)68.114125.641
gatherer (not hunter)68.142829.731
high-tech (not low-tech)68.047026.940
existentialist (not nihilist)68.036622.821
dramatic (not comedic)67.983430.054
mighty (not puny)67.986427.737
traditional (not unorthodox)67.835027.930
🐩 (not 🐒)67.850130.925
complicated (not simple)67.680224.921
sensible (not ludicrous)67.563423.628
rhythmic (not stuttering)67.589228.535
opinionated (not jealous)67.592629.723
conventional (not creative)67.437327.137
shy (not playful)67.415922.729
🐀 (not 🐘)67.431525.831
attentive (not interrupting)67.449829.353
involved (not remote)67.284732.630
orderly (not chaotic)67.162530.023
vulnerable (not armoured)67.129529.639
atheist (not theist)67.160125.324
often crying (not never cries)67.037022.230
rigid (not flexible)66.953826.534
historical (not modern)66.945025.727
businesslike (not chivalrous)66.947123.945
anxious (not calm)66.863826.243
realistic (not fantastical)66.862625.558
awkward (not suspicious)66.730122.530
factual (not exaggerating)66.751329.050
📈 (not 📉)66.664033.432
reasonable (not deranged)66.667529.037
devout (not heathen)66.546924.321
serious (not bold)66.536026.440
innocent (not jaded)66.525323.822
reassuring (not fearmongering)66.465428.529
methodical (not astonishing)66.362529.225
repetitive (not varied)66.343127.229
offended (not chill)66.260825.028
naive (not paranoid)66.124130.642
innocent (not worldly)65.924030.246
dorky (not cool)65.846125.033
demure (not vain)65.740826.627
heroic (not villainous)65.5110627.331
reasoned (not instinctual)65.535033.831
monastic (not hedonist)65.421023.423
predictable (not quirky)65.235631.933
fixable (not unfixable)65.163127.938
mild (not spicy)65.031726.837
optimistic (not pessimistic)64.953525.027
deep (not shallow)64.977729.546
guarded (not open)64.7108629.024
sunny (not gloomy)64.753224.731
factual (not poetic)64.763126.139
practical (not imaginative)64.680724.023
highbrow (not lowbrow)64.571729.422
cheery (not sorrowful)64.442924.931
linear (not circular)64.332026.831
trusting (not charming)64.235732.925
penny-pincher (not overspender)64.259330.230
generous (not stingy)64.282829.946
stick-in-the-mud (not adventurous)64.140726.939
pain-avoidant (not masochistic)64.032729.727
hard-work (not natural-talent)64.076529.144
proper (not scandalous)63.962028.129
self-improving (not self-destructive)63.945634.330
giggling (not chortling)63.828126.831
one-faced (not two-faced)63.897531.346
individualist (not communal)63.773731.139
statist (not anarchist)63.654127.319
shy (not bold)63.415524.237
bad-cook (not good-cook)63.450132.555
purple (not orange)63.245232.334
happy (not sad)63.238129.423
cautious (not impulsive)63.163126.540
formal (not intimate)63.158325.837
bashful (not exhibitionist)63.025526.953
💝 (not 💔)62.961128.322
🎩 (not 🧢)62.972833.838
sugarcoated (not frank)62.913826.732
devoted (not unfaithful)62.8143935.729
coordinated (not clumsy)62.7104032.435
nurturing (not poisonous)62.689327.133
utilitarian (not decorative)62.584628.131
🦒 (not 🐐)62.411532.127
Coke (not Pepsi)62.430232.643
specialist (not generalist)62.373026.821
subdued (not exuberant)62.139228.739
thrifty (not extravagant)62.062829.036
normie (not freak)61.950325.845
sober (not indulgent)61.852933.040
rich (not poor)61.687324.534
open-minded (not close-minded)61.686225.631
mature (not juvenile)61.683028.544
vegan (not cannibal)61.671729.238
libertarian (not socialist)61.545030.439
bourgeoisie (not proletariat)61.361127.616
prudish (not flirtatious)61.252030.632
🤔 (not 🤫)61.170130.126
meek (not bossy)61.037226.031
triggered (not trolling)61.096626.927
moderate (not extreme)60.941230.535
lover (not fighter)60.965734.431
cat person (not dog person)60.864333.725
stylish (not slovenly)60.498129.736
obsessed (not aloof)60.396529.541
literal (not metaphorical)60.288731.235
🐮 (not 🐷)60.272225.930
genuine (not sarcastic)60.176329.536
liberal (not conservative)60.194931.427
straightforward (not cryptic)60.0109228.333
patriotic (not unpatriotic)60.0108626.130
long-winded (not concise)60.048533.929
dry (not moist)59.960429.027
impartial (not biased)59.714225.327
regular (not zany)59.749129.929
sheeple (not conspiracist)59.322328.826
family-first (not work-first)59.379232.343
competitive (not cooperative)59.2100833.137
humble (not arrogant)59.264328.233
winter (not summer)59.270532.025
funny (not humorless)59.192028.837
hypocritical (not equitable)59.161532.040
Swedish (not Italian)59.158133.121
😬 (not 😏)59.049233.124
extraordinary (not mundane)58.8117933.335
average (not deviant)58.843826.630
sexual (not asexual)58.8112128.234
hesitant (not decisive)58.735135.632
timid (not cocky)58.732331.224
cosmopolitan (not provincial)58.673228.025
monochrome (not multicolored)58.671130.333
🥳 (not 🥴)58.550731.326
🤠 (not 🤑)58.4101327.931
sturdy (not flimsy)58.2118127.938
interesting (not tiresome)58.0128929.430
mainstream (not arcane)57.950426.834
indie (not pop)57.9105532.225
unambiguous (not mysterious)57.883732.238
submissive (not dominant)57.750930.324
pronatalist (not child free)57.744126.628
charming (not awkward)57.5107024.536
centrist (not radical)57.353132.731
passive (not assertive)57.136828.934
expressive (not stoic)56.9100133.234
permanent (not transient)56.986528.820
master (not apprentice)56.9115929.930
inspiring (not cringeworthy)56.998730.936
enlightened (not lost)56.967128.839
musical (not off-key)56.860428.229
gullible (not cynical)56.850232.035
objective (not subjective)56.758833.130
country-bumpkin (not city-slicker)56.747426.435
open to new experinces (not uncreative)56.6134429.338
profound (not ironic)56.570629.426
impatient (not patient)56.3107334.039
industrial (not domestic)56.279927.634
pensive (not serene)56.1145230.040
frugal (not lavish)56.092725.328
vibrant (not geriatric)56.0125932.829
forward-thinking (not stuck-in-the-past)55.991533.037
loveable (not punchable)55.8114231.644
gracious (not feisty)55.743624.943
🥵 (not 🥶)55.793228.133
stoic (not hypochondriac)55.4105330.419
head@clouds (not down2earth)55.376230.926
🤡 (not 👽)55.364424.335
spelunker (not claustrophobic)55.3107228.823
normal (not weird)55.162527.935
still (not twitchy)55.160628.839
insecure (not confident)55.046728.725
cheesy (not chic)55.090627.430
compersive (not jealous)54.983530.634
morning lark (not night owl)54.961137.036
ranged (not melee)54.996427.823
proactive (not reactive)54.861031.027
open-book (not secretive)54.757729.335
monotone (not expressive)54.758931.134
empirical (not theoretical)54.595936.222
whippersnapper (not sage)54.484530.230
first-mate (not captain)54.390731.932
pretentious (not unassuming)54.3101834.125
philosophical (not real)54.244933.928
🧗 (not 🛌)54.2121732.328
resistant (not resigned)54.1155028.242
😀 (not 😭)54.183528.424
🤐 (not 😜)54.093128.329
western (not eastern)53.7143536.731
touchy-feely (not distant)53.777128.928
roundabout (not direct)53.542737.430
urban (not rural)53.4134732.332
corporate (not freelance)53.474334.028
transparent (not machiavellian)53.490032.727
'left-brained' (not 'right-brained')53.364836.130
insider (not outsider)53.377030.943
alert (not oblivious)53.3126932.233
oxymoron (not tautology)53.1113631.820
builder (not explorer)53.084432.830
air (not earth)53.050634.741
ivory-tower (not blue-collar)52.986537.332
narcissistic (not low self esteem)52.9111827.245
self-conscious (not self-assured)52.852630.233
lustful (not chaste)52.7106926.335
Greek (not Roman)52.475934.926
realist (not idealist)52.399233.531
reserved (not chatty)52.196428.841
moody (not stable)52.0130729.227
short (not tall)51.978427.780
intense (not lighthearted)51.9134928.832
luddite (not technophile)51.6100431.022
selfish (not altruistic)51.582526.940
codependent (not independent)51.567033.340
🤺 (not 🏌)51.5151829.039
social (not reclusive)51.4107326.731
yes-man (not contrarian)51.466326.322
resolute (not wavering)51.1150728.937
grateful (not entitled)51.198531.735
emotional (not logical)51.0110629.342
minimalist (not pack rat)51.0113031.725
🧕 (not 💃)51.064127.025
beta (not alpha)50.175133.229
accepting (not judgemental)50.994529.526
weakass (not badass)50.150829.263
no-nonsense (not dramatic)50.392530.535
receiving (not giving)50.774936.142
🦄 (not 🐴)50.582135.531

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

Most similar Least similar
  1. Dr. Allison Cameron (0.842)
  2. Amy Santiago (0.831)
  3. Annie Edison (0.828)
  4. Twilight Sparkle (0.827)
  5. Gabriella Montez (0.823)
  6. Lisa Simpson (0.804)
  7. Rachel Zane (0.791)
  8. Jemma Simmons (0.79)
  9. Caitlin Snow (0.782)
  10. Sally Albright (0.782)
  1. Meredith Palmer (-0.654)
  2. Nelson Muntz (-0.634)
  3. Noah Puckerman (-0.627)
  4. Frank Gallagher (-0.61)
  5. Krusty the Clown (-0.586)
  6. Barney Gumble (-0.577)
  7. Eric O'Bannon (-0.567)
  8. Tuco (-0.549)
  9. Sid Phillips (-0.546)
  10. Merle Dixon (-0.533)

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

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


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