Some numbers that illustrate change in Silicon Valley:
21 -- Median number of days a single-family home was on the market before being sold in Santa Clara County in July 2000. Last month: 58.
1,900 -- Single-family homes for sale in the county in July 2000. Last month: 4,053.
84 -- Percentage of hotel rooms occupied in San Jose, June 2000. In June 2001: 61.
1,000 -- Approximate number of workers Cisco Systems Inc. estimated last fall it would be hiring every month over the next few years. Number of Cisco layoffs this year: 8,500.
Sources: Bay Area Real Estate Market Newsletter, San Jose Convention and Visitors Bureau, Cisco Systems.
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