Rural The country or relating to the country, country people, or country life
Many farms Lots of open land Few buildings
Livestock And Country fairs
Logging and fishing
How basic needs are met: Food: may come from a market, much is grown and a lot of meat is raised or caught, hunting and fishing Water: often comes from a well Clothing: often bought from catalogs or made by hand, trips to the store are few Shelter:, single family houses, mobile homes and trailers
Suburban A town or small city near a large city
Some open land, many houses, More people
How basic needs are met: Food: most comes from a grocery, seafood market, or fruit stand Water: most comes from a town filtration system Clothing: most clothing is bought at a local store, some trips are made to the city, little is made Shelter: mostly single family homes, some 1,2, & 3 story apartment buildings, mobile home parks
Urban The city or relating to the city or city life
Buildings galore! … all crammed up next to each other. Hardly any open space.
Thousands of people. Tons of traffic!
How basic needs are met: Food: all from a grocery Water: all comes from a city filtration system Clothing: comes from stores or shopping malls Shelter: many single family homes, many multi-family homes, a lot of single and multi-story apartment buildings, townhouses, and condominium developments