3 Stateline communites in top 10 healthiest housing markets in Illinois

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STATELINE, Ill. (WIFR) -- 3 communities in the region were placed in the top 10 healthiest housing markets in Illinois. SmartAsset released its sixth annual study on these type of markets in Illinois.

The study​ determines market health by measuring the average number of years residents spend in homes, home values, the ease of selling a home and the costs associated with home-ownership in each location.

Here are the Stateline cities on that list:

2nd Place: Rockton, Ill.
-- Average Years Living in Home: 18 years
-- Avg. Homes with Negative Equity: 8.7%
-- Homes Decreasing in Value: 12.8%
-- Avg. Days on Market: 101.9 days
-- Home Costs as % of Income: 17.8%
-- Healthiest Markets Index: 79.41%

4th Place: South Beloit, Ill.
-- Average Years Living in Home: 12.8 years
-- Avg. Homes with Negative Equity: 12.4%
-- Homes Decreasing in Value: 10.1%
-- Avg. Days on Market: 74.2 days
-- Home Costs as % of Income: 20.5%
-- Healthiest Markets Index: 70.26%

9th Place: Roscoe, Ill.
-- Average Years Living in Home: 10 years
-- Avg. Homes with Negative Equity: 8.6%
-- Homes Decreasing in Value: 14.7%
-- Avg. Days on Market: 79.8 days
-- Home Costs as % of Income: 17.3%
-- Healthiest Markets Index: 67.70%