Calculate the Value of $1,000 in 1973

What is $1k in 1973 worth in today's money?
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$6,129
Adjusted for inflation, $1,000 in 1973 is equal to $6,129 in 2021.
Annual inflation over this period was 3.85%.
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How much is $1,000 in 1973 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2021 $6,129
2020 $6,046
2019 $5,911
2018 $5,801
2017 $5,681
2016 $5,565
2015 $5,525
2014 $5,484
2013 $5,402
2012 $5,310
2011 $5,157
2010 $5,081
2009 $4,947
2008 $4,942
2007 $4,748
2006 $4,631
2005 $4,478
2004 $4,336
2003 $4,256
2002 $4,158
2001 $4,094
2000 $3,960
1999 $3,856
1998 $3,795
1997 $3,732
1996 $3,612
1995 $3,522
Year Equivalent
1994 $3,431
1993 $3,339
1992 $3,245
1991 $3,148
1990 $2,967
1989 $2,835
1988 $2,715
1987 $2,600
1986 $2,572
1985 $2,478
1984 $2,384
1983 $2,296
1982 $2,212
1981 $2,031
1980 $1,805
1979 $1,593
1978 $1,461
1977 $1,369
1976 $1,306
1975 $1,221
1974 $1,087
1973 $1,000
1972 $967
1971 $936
1970 $887
1969 $835
1968 $798
Year Equivalent
1967 $774
1966 $748
1965 $734
1964 $727
1963 $715
1962 $706
1961 $701
1960 $692
1959 $680
1958 $668
1957 $649
1956 $631
1955 $628
1954 $633
1953 $628
1952 $624
1951 $588
1950 $555
1949 $567
1948 $551
1947 $506
1946 $428
1945 $419
1944 $409
1943 $398
1942 $365
1941 $332
Year Equivalent
1940 $329
1939 $329
1938 $339
1937 $329
1936 $325
1935 $315
1934 $311
1933 $308
1932 $344
1931 $379
1930 $405
1929 $402
1928 $407
1927 $416
1926 $421
1925 $407
1924 $407
1923 $398
1922 $407
1921 $456
1920 $445
1919 $388
1918 $322
1917 $273
1916 $242
1915 $238
1914 $235