What is the difference between rural and urban?


A rural area is usually a town or unincorporated area, such as a farming community, that is sparsely populated. An urban area usually contains cities or large towns that are more heavily populated and have more human-created structures than rural areas.

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Urban is city. Rural is country.
I hate to bust this out, but "every situation is different. : It's the unofficial motto of JET. Within the categories of urban/suburban/rural, there is so much variation. There
Rural areas are large and isolated areas of a country, often with low
Urban: of, pertaining to, or designating a city or town. Rural: of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the country, country life, or country people; rustic.
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The US Census Bureau defines an urbanized area as having at least 50,000 people and urbanized clusters as having at least 2,500 people. Rural locations are all other areas not defined as urban.
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