Beersheba Springs is a community of about 800 people located in Grundy County. The median family income in Grundy County is $26,000 compared to a Tennessee median family income of $42,000. The closest medical facility is more than twenty miles away. All of the hospitals in the area are for-profit hospitals. Twenty-five percent of Grundy Countians are below the federal poverty level. Unemployment is above 15%. The medical need is great.