Calculate the Value of $10,000 in 1972

What is $10k in 1972 worth in today's money?
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$67,835
Adjusted for inflation, $10,000 in 1972 is equal to $67,835 in 2022.
Annual inflation over this period was 3.90%.
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How much is $10,000 in 1972 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2022 $67,835
2021 $63,376
2020 $62,524
2019 $61,127
2018 $59,982
2017 $58,743
2016 $57,549
2015 $57,132
2014 $56,703
2013 $55,864
2012 $54,908
2011 $53,328
2010 $52,542
2009 $51,150
2008 $51,104
2007 $49,100
2006 $47,883
2005 $46,302
2004 $44,842
2003 $44,015
2002 $42,993
2001 $42,336
2000 $40,949
1999 $39,878
1998 $39,246
1997 $38,589
1996 $37,348
1995 $36,423
Year Equivalent
1994 $35,474
1993 $34,526
1992 $33,552
1991 $32,555
1990 $30,681
1989 $29,319
1988 $28,078
1987 $26,886
1986 $26,594
1985 $25,620
1984 $24,647
1983 $23,747
1982 $22,871
1981 $20,998
1980 $18,662
1979 $16,472
1978 $15,109
1977 $14,161
1976 $13,504
1975 $12,628
1974 $11,241
1973 $10,341
1972 $10,000
1971 $9,684
1970 $9,173
1969 $8,637
1968 $8,248
1967 $8,005
Year Equivalent
1966 $7,737
1965 $7,591
1964 $7,518
1963 $7,397
1962 $7,299
1961 $7,251
1960 $7,153
1959 $7,032
1958 $6,910
1957 $6,715
1956 $6,521
1955 $6,496
1954 $6,545
1953 $6,496
1952 $6,448
1951 $6,083
1950 $5,742
1949 $5,864
1948 $5,693
1947 $5,231
1946 $4,428
1945 $4,331
1944 $4,234
1943 $4,112
1942 $3,771
1941 $3,431
1940 $3,406
1939 $3,406
Year Equivalent
1938 $3,504
1937 $3,406
1936 $3,358
1935 $3,260
1934 $3,212
1933 $3,187
1932 $3,552
1931 $3,917
1930 $4,185
1929 $4,161
1928 $4,209
1927 $4,307
1926 $4,355
1925 $4,209
1924 $4,209
1923 $4,112
1922 $4,209
1921 $4,720
1920 $4,599
1919 $4,015
1918 $3,333
1917 $2,822
1916 $2,506
1915 $2,457
1914 $2,433