Woodburn is located adjacent to U.S. Route 24. In 1989, a group of Indiana and Ohio residents met in Woodburn to form the Fort to Port Improvement Organization to lobby for expansion of the highway between Fort Wayne, Indiana and Toledo, Ohio. The meeting was organized by State Representative Mitch Harper.
There were 583 households out of which 43.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.2% were married couples living together, 14.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.9% were non-families. 22.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.71 and the average family size was 3.18.
In the city the population was spread out with 32.9% under the age of 18, 9.6% from 18 to 24, 30.8% from 25 to 44, 17.6% from 45 to 64, and 9.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females there were 99.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.8 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $40,833, and the median income for a family was $45,781. Males had a median income of $34,091 versus $23,571 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,061. About 4.9% of families and 5.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.9% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.