The townie factor is usually a combination of certain attributes but not limited to such combinations:
1. Being Sketchy
2. Displaying social ineptitude towards normal people but not towards dirty non-normal people.
3. Being Dirty
4. Invoking disgust and discomfort towards others.
5. Possessing the worst and sketchiest qualities of an urban dweller.
The townie as a negative attribute refers to the worst attributes possessed by characters belonging to a town. The townie factor is the qualities of the townie. They are usually unshaven, ungroomed, smelly from not taking a shower, has put no effort into taking care of their health or hygiene. They may also seem rather strange and difficult to appreciate.