Calculate the Value of $1,000 in 1979

What is $1k in 1979 worth in today's money?
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$3,847
Adjusted for inflation, $1,000 in 1979 is equal to $3,847 in 2021.
Annual inflation over this period was 3.26%.
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How much is $1,000 in 1979 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2021 $3,847
2020 $3,796
2019 $3,711
2018 $3,641
2017 $3,566
2016 $3,494
2015 $3,468
2014 $3,442
2013 $3,391
2012 $3,333
2011 $3,238
2010 $3,190
2009 $3,105
2008 $3,102
2007 $2,981
2006 $2,907
2005 $2,811
2004 $2,722
2003 $2,672
2002 $2,610
2001 $2,570
2000 $2,486
1999 $2,421
1998 $2,383
1997 $2,343
1996 $2,267
1995 $2,211
Year Equivalent
1994 $2,154
1993 $2,096
1992 $2,037
1991 $1,976
1990 $1,863
1989 $1,780
1988 $1,705
1987 $1,632
1986 $1,614
1985 $1,555
1984 $1,496
1983 $1,442
1982 $1,388
1981 $1,275
1980 $1,133
1979 $1,000
1978 $917
1977 $860
1976 $820
1975 $767
1974 $682
1973 $628
1972 $607
1971 $588
1970 $557
1969 $524
1968 $501
Year Equivalent
1967 $486
1966 $470
1965 $461
1964 $456
1963 $449
1962 $443
1961 $440
1960 $434
1959 $427
1958 $419
1957 $408
1956 $396
1955 $394
1954 $397
1953 $394
1952 $391
1951 $369
1950 $349
1949 $356
1948 $346
1947 $318
1946 $269
1945 $263
1944 $257
1943 $250
1942 $229
1941 $208
Year Equivalent
1940 $207
1939 $207
1938 $213
1937 $207
1936 $204
1935 $198
1934 $195
1933 $194
1932 $216
1931 $238
1930 $254
1929 $253
1928 $256
1927 $261
1926 $264
1925 $256
1924 $256
1923 $250
1922 $256
1921 $287
1920 $279
1919 $244
1918 $202
1917 $171
1916 $152
1915 $149
1914 $148