Milano Dezign & Build Glen Burnie, MD

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

History Glen Burnie, Maryland

The original name of the community was Glennsburne and was established in 1812 by Elias Glenn, a district attorney. The name was changed to Glennsbourne Farm and finally to Glenburnie when the property was inherited by Glenn’s descendants. When the grandson of Elias Glenn by the name of William Wilkins Glenn died, his son, brother and nephew inherited the business and properties. Glenburnie became an official state subdivision in 1888.  It would not be until 1930 when the postmaster of the time, Louis J. De Alba decided that the community name be spelled as two words rather than one hence Glen Burnie.


Statistic Glen Burnie Maryland National
Population 69,060 5,959,902 318,558,162
Population density (sq mi) 3,987 474 91
Median age 36.7 38.3 37.7
Male/Female ratio 0.9:1 0.9:1 1.0:1
Married (15yrs & older) 50% 54% 55%
Speak English 88% 82% 79%
Speak Spanish 7% 7% 13%
  • The average age in Glen Burnie is 4% lower than Maryland
  • 41% of the population is Caucasian
  • 24% of the population is African American
  • 47% of the population is Asian

Cost of Living

Index Glen Burnie Maryland National
Cost of living index 112 120 100
Index Glen Burnie Maryland National
Goods & Services index 106 109 100
Groceries index 107 111 100
Health care index 92 93 100
Housing index 130 150 100
Transportation index 103 104 100
Utilities index 107 104 100

In the event that the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used. Each cost of living index is based on a national average of 100. If the amount is below 100, it is lower than the national average. If the amount is above 100, it is higher than the national average.

Schools in Glen Burnie, MD

Here are the schools that serve the city:

  • Glen Burnie High School
  • Southgate Elementary
  • Marley Elementary
  • Marley Middle
  • Glendale Elementary
  • Freetown Elementary
  • Monarch Academy
  • Point Pleasant Elementary
  • Solley Elementary
  • Corkran Middle School
  • George T. Cromwell Elementary
  • Glen Burnie Park Elementary
  • North County High School
  • North Glen Elementary
  • Oakwood Elementary
  • Woodside Elementary
  • Old Mill High School
  • Old Mill Middle School South
  • Old Mill Middle School North
  • Richard Henry Lee Elementary
  • George Fox Middle School
  • Northeast High School

Glen Burnie is also home to a campus of Anne Arundel Community College.

Places of Worship

Here are some of the Christian churches in the city:

  • Oakwood Wesleyan church
  • Peace Lutheran Church
  • Messiah United Methodist Church
  • North Arundel Church
  • Saint Paul Lutheran Church
  • Temple Baptist Church
  • Extraordinary Life Church
  • Generation of Destiny Worldwide Ministries
  • Holy Trinity Parish
  • Patapsco Valley Community Church


The top employers in the city are:

  • PetSmart
  • Guitar Center
  • Boston Market
  • Wendy’s
  • CSL Plasma
  • McDonald’s
  • Petco
  • The Finish Line, Inc.
  • The Greene Turtle
  • Walgreens
  • Office Depot
  • Home Instead Senior Care
  • Amedisys Home Health Services
  • Family Dollar

Restaurants & Nightlife

Pappas Restaurant and Sports Bar  – This is the go-to place if you are looking for crab cakes. The ambience is always nice and pleasant.  The Chesapeake wings and burger are totally exceptional.

Arturo’s Trattoria – Superb service and exceptional atmosphere. Do try the sautéed calamari and the veal Saltimbocca, salmon a la Mugnaia and the sea bass Clieno.  Other crowd favorites also include the lobster, scallops and steak. All cooked to perfection.

The Grill at Quarterfield Station – They serve an amazing Belgian Waffle that was quite large and also perfectly baked. The strawberries and blue berries were all fresh.  The turkey sausage is absolutely amazing. Do also try the cream chip beef. 

Fun Things to Do in Glen Burnie

The Observation Gallery at BWI Marshall – This is a fun place to watch flights depart and arrive. There are gorgeous panoramic views with comfortable seating. Kids can have a lot of fun here. There is a train ride and an observation gallery.  

Sawmill Creek Park – This place is a community resource complete with a skate park, trail, sports fields and courts.  There are picnic areas for fishing too.

National Electronics Museum – The museum offers interactive and static displays presenting the history of defense radar and satellites. It also includes a library.

Top Local Homebuilders

Here are the top local homebuilders in and around the area:

  • McWhorter Construction
  • Signature Dream Homes
  • Riley Custom Homes & Renovations
  • Morse Contracting
  • Evergreen Building Group, LLC
  • Finish Werks Custom Builders

Top Local Landscapers

Here are the top local landscapers in and around the area:

  • The Sharper Cut, Inc. Landscapes
  • Landscape Projects, Inc.
  • GardenWise
  • Charmscapes
  • Scapes, Inc.

Top Local Realtors

The top local realtors in the area include:

  • Gene Smith, Benson Mangold Real Estate
  • Linda Fredeking with Berkshire Hathaway Homesale Rty
  • Keller Williams Capital Properties
  • The Eric Figurelle Team of Long & Foster, Inc. 

Glen Burnie, 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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