Calculate the Value of $100,000 in 1938

What is $100k in 1938 worth in today's money?
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$1,808,847
Adjusted for inflation, $100,000 in 1938 is equal to $1,808,847 in 2021.
Annual inflation over this period was 3.55%.
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How much is $100,000 in 1938 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2021 $1,808,847
2020 $1,784,542
2019 $1,744,674
2018 $1,711,972
2017 $1,676,611
2016 $1,642,535
2015 $1,630,639
2014 $1,618,396
2013 $1,594,451
2012 $1,567,167
2011 $1,522,076
2010 $1,499,646
2009 $1,459,917
2008 $1,458,583
2007 $1,401,389
2006 $1,366,667
2005 $1,321,528
2004 $1,279,861
2003 $1,256,250
2002 $1,227,083
2001 $1,208,333
2000 $1,168,750
1999 $1,138,194
1998 $1,120,139
1997 $1,101,389
1996 $1,065,972
1995 $1,039,583
Year Equivalent
1994 $1,012,500
1993 $985,417
1992 $957,639
1991 $929,167
1990 $875,694
1989 $836,806
1988 $801,389
1987 $767,361
1986 $759,028
1985 $731,250
1984 $703,472
1983 $677,778
1982 $652,778
1981 $599,306
1980 $532,639
1979 $470,139
1978 $431,250
1977 $404,167
1976 $385,417
1975 $360,417
1974 $320,833
1973 $295,139
1972 $285,417
1971 $276,389
1970 $261,806
1969 $246,528
1968 $235,417
Year Equivalent
1967 $228,472
1966 $220,833
1965 $216,667
1964 $214,583
1963 $211,111
1962 $208,333
1961 $206,944
1960 $204,167
1959 $200,694
1958 $197,222
1957 $191,667
1956 $186,111
1955 $185,417
1954 $186,806
1953 $185,417
1952 $184,028
1951 $173,611
1950 $163,889
1949 $167,361
1948 $162,500
1947 $149,306
1946 $126,389
1945 $123,611
1944 $120,833
1943 $117,361
1942 $107,639
1941 $97,917
Year Equivalent
1940 $97,222
1939 $97,222
1938 $100,000
1937 $97,222
1936 $95,833
1935 $93,056
1934 $91,667
1933 $90,972
1932 $101,389
1931 $111,806
1930 $119,444
1929 $118,750
1928 $120,139
1927 $122,917
1926 $124,306
1925 $120,139
1924 $120,139
1923 $117,361
1922 $120,139
1921 $134,722
1920 $131,250
1919 $114,583
1918 $95,139
1917 $80,556
1916 $71,528
1915 $70,139
1914 $69,444