Milano Dezign is proud to offer its services to the city of Cooksville, Maryland. We thought you might like to know a bit more about this interesting and vibrant community.

History Cooksville, Maryland

Cooksville is an unincorporated community located in Howard County, Maryland. The population in 2016 was only 631. Thomas Cook founded Cooksville in 1802.  Known as a crossroads town it was anchored by the Joshua Roberts Tavern where in 1824, General Lafayette paid a visit.  A post office was established on July 4, 1851, the same year Howard County was created from Anne Arundel County.


There are 631 people living in the community.  48.2% of the population is Caucasian, 18.9% are African-American and 19.7% are Asian.  Around 50.7% of the population are married, 8.1% divorced, 46.9% are married with children and 11.7% have kids but remain single.

Cost of Living

COST OF LIVING Cooksville Maryland USA
  Overall 153 117 100
  Grocery 110.5 112.4 100
  Health 98 101 100
  Housing 262 144 100
  Median Home Cost $755,000 $282,000 $216,200
  Utilities 104 113 100
  Transportation 101 105 100
  Miscellaneous 97 97 100

Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Cooksville (zip 21723) is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Cooksville (zip 21723), Maryland is more expensive.

Schools in Cooksville, MD

The educational needs of the community are being served by the Howard County Public Schools.


44.2% of the people in Cooksville are religious:
– 2.9% are Baptist
– 1.9% are Episcopalian
– 19.7% are Catholic
– 1.9% are Lutheran
– 4.7% are Methodist
– 0.5% are Pentecostal
– 1.2% are Presbyterian
– 0.9% are LDS
– 8.6% are another Christian faith
– 1.3% are Jewish
– 0.2% are an eastern faith
– 0.1% affiliates with Islam 


The top employers in the city are:

  • High’s Dairy Stores
  • Dunkin Donuts
  • Navajo
  • Roehl Transport
  • Uber

Restaurants & Nightlife

No listed restaurants except a Subway restaurant was found for Cooksville.

Fun Things to Do in Cooksville

Roberts Inn – This is a historic home and farm registered with the US National Register of Historic Places.  It is a 2 ½ story stucco stone house featuring a reconstructed log wing built in 1808 and also has several 19th to early 20th century agricultural outbuildings, including a frame bank barn, a frame ground barn, tile dairy and a frame silo.

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Cooksville, Maryland truly is a great place to live. If you are interested to know more about our remodeling design services, give us a call. We can’t wait to meet you.

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