13.4 Urban Patterns in Europe

Poor people are likely to live in outer European cities.

Europe's CBDs

More people live in the CBDs of European cities than those of the United States.

Concentric Zone Model in European Cities

In the United States, outer rings are more likely to contain owner-occupied detached houses for families, whereas the inner rings are more likely to contain rented apartments for individuals.

Sector Model in European Cities

As in the United States, wealthier people in European cities cluster along a sector extending out from the CBD.
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Urban Patterns-World Cities: AP Human Geography