Rank of inaugural in terms of attendance: 1.
Number of those who were in attendance who were arrested: 0.
Number of words in Obama's inaugural address: 2598.
Mentions of former President Bush in the speech:
Mentions of the word "hope": 2.
Mentions of the word "change": 4.
Mentions of the word "I": 13.
Of "we": 51.
Former presidents in attendance (including George W. Bush):
Number of those former presidents whose name is Bush: 2.
Number of those former presidents who are Republican: 2.
Bush's approval rating as he leaves office: 22%.
Obama's initial approval numbers, as projected by polling seer Nate Silver of FiveThirtyEight.com: 76%.
Bush's initial 2001 approval rating: 57%.
Bush's initial 2005 approval rating: 50%.
Percentage that believe that the economy is either in "not so good" or "poor" shape: 92%.
Percentage who believe Barack Obama will be able to improve the economy: 75%.
Percentage who believe economic recovery will take at least two years: 68%.
Number of groups that burned sage to drive evil spirits from the White House: 1.
Shoes thrown at giant inflatable Bush effigy: a "hundred or so."
Again, number of those who were arrested for doing so: 0.
Ranking of Barack Obama in number of African-American presidents: 1st.
Ranking of George W. Bush in number of white presidents: 43rd.
Date Martin Luther King jr. delivered his "I Have a Dream" speech in Washington: August 28, 1963.
Date Barack Obama delivered his inaugural address: January 20, 2009.
Percentage of black Americans who believe King's dream has been realized: 69%.
Percentage of whites who think so: 46%.
Number of inaugural balls attended by Barack and Michelle Obama: 10.