Urban vs. Rural

Urban vs. Rural — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Urban and Rural

Urbanadjective

Of, relating to, or located in a city.

Ruraladjective

Of, relating to, or characteristic of the country.

Urbanadjective

Characteristic of the city or city life.

Ruraladjective

Of or relating to people who live in the country

rural households.

Urbanadjective

Related to the (or any) city.

Ruraladjective

Of or relating to farming; agricultural.

Urbanadjective

Characteristic of city life.

Ruraladjective

Relating to the countryside or to agriculture.

Urbanadjective

relating to or concerned with a city or densely populated area;

urban sociologyurban development

Ruralnoun

(obsolete) A person from the countryside; a rustic.

Urbanadjective

located in or characteristic of a city or city life;

urban property ownersurban affairsurban manners

Ruraladjective

living in or characteristic of farming or country life;

rural peoplelarge rural householdsunpaved rural roadsan economy that is basically rural

Ruraladjective

relating to rural areas;

rural electrificationrural free delivery (RFD)