Calculate the Value of $1,000 in 1978

What is $1k in 1978 worth in today's money?
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$4,194
Adjusted for inflation, $1,000 in 1978 is equal to $4,194 in 2021.
Annual inflation over this period was 3.39%.
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How much is $1,000 in 1978 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2021 $4,194
2020 $4,138
2019 $4,046
2018 $3,970
2017 $3,888
2016 $3,809
2015 $3,781
2014 $3,753
2013 $3,697
2012 $3,634
2011 $3,529
2010 $3,477
2009 $3,385
2008 $3,382
2007 $3,250
2006 $3,169
2005 $3,064
2004 $2,968
2003 $2,913
2002 $2,845
2001 $2,802
2000 $2,710
1999 $2,639
1998 $2,597
1997 $2,554
1996 $2,472
1995 $2,411
Year Equivalent
1994 $2,348
1993 $2,285
1992 $2,221
1991 $2,155
1990 $2,031
1989 $1,940
1988 $1,858
1987 $1,779
1986 $1,760
1985 $1,696
1984 $1,631
1983 $1,572
1982 $1,514
1981 $1,390
1980 $1,235
1979 $1,090
1978 $1,000
1977 $937
1976 $894
1975 $836
1974 $744
1973 $684
1972 $662
1971 $641
1970 $607
1969 $572
1968 $546
Year Equivalent
1967 $530
1966 $512
1965 $502
1964 $498
1963 $490
1962 $483
1961 $480
1960 $473
1959 $465
1958 $457
1957 $444
1956 $432
1955 $430
1954 $433
1953 $430
1952 $427
1951 $403
1950 $380
1949 $388
1948 $377
1947 $346
1946 $293
1945 $287
1944 $280
1943 $272
1942 $250
1941 $227
Year Equivalent
1940 $225
1939 $225
1938 $232
1937 $225
1936 $222
1935 $216
1934 $213
1933 $211
1932 $235
1931 $259
1930 $277
1929 $275
1928 $279
1927 $285
1926 $288
1925 $279
1924 $279
1923 $272
1922 $279
1921 $312
1920 $304
1919 $266
1918 $221
1917 $187
1916 $166
1915 $163
1914 $161