Calculate the Value of $10,000 in 1979

What is $10k in 1979 worth in today's money?
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$41,182
Adjusted for inflation, $10,000 in 1979 is equal to $41,182 in 2022.
Annual inflation over this period was 3.35%.
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How much is $10,000 in 1979 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2022 $41,182
2021 $38,475
2020 $37,958
2019 $37,110
2018 $36,414
2017 $35,662
2016 $34,937
2015 $34,684
2014 $34,424
2013 $33,914
2012 $33,334
2011 $32,375
2010 $31,898
2009 $31,053
2008 $31,025
2007 $29,808
2006 $29,069
2005 $28,109
2004 $27,223
2003 $26,721
2002 $26,100
2001 $25,702
2000 $24,860
1999 $24,210
1998 $23,826
1997 $23,427
1996 $22,674
1995 $22,112
Year Equivalent
1994 $21,536
1993 $20,960
1992 $20,369
1991 $19,764
1990 $18,626
1989 $17,799
1988 $17,046
1987 $16,322
1986 $16,145
1985 $15,554
1984 $14,963
1983 $14,417
1982 $13,885
1981 $12,747
1980 $11,329
1979 $10,000
1978 $9,173
1977 $8,597
1976 $8,198
1975 $7,666
1974 $6,824
1973 $6,278
1972 $6,071
1971 $5,879
1970 $5,569
1969 $5,244
1968 $5,007
1967 $4,860
Year Equivalent
1966 $4,697
1965 $4,609
1964 $4,564
1963 $4,490
1962 $4,431
1961 $4,402
1960 $4,343
1959 $4,269
1958 $4,195
1957 $4,077
1956 $3,959
1955 $3,944
1954 $3,973
1953 $3,944
1952 $3,914
1951 $3,693
1950 $3,486
1949 $3,560
1948 $3,456
1947 $3,176
1946 $2,688
1945 $2,629
1944 $2,570
1943 $2,496
1942 $2,290
1941 $2,083
1940 $2,068
1939 $2,068
Year Equivalent
1938 $2,127
1937 $2,068
1936 $2,038
1935 $1,979
1934 $1,950
1933 $1,935
1932 $2,157
1931 $2,378
1930 $2,541
1929 $2,526
1928 $2,555
1927 $2,614
1926 $2,644
1925 $2,555
1924 $2,555
1923 $2,496
1922 $2,555
1921 $2,866
1920 $2,792
1919 $2,437
1918 $2,024
1917 $1,713
1916 $1,521
1915 $1,492
1914 $1,477