Calculate the Value of $1,200 in 1938

What is $1.2k in 1938 worth in today's money?
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$23,234
Adjusted for inflation, $1,200 in 1938 is equal to $23,234 in 2022.
Annual inflation over this period was 3.59%.
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How much is $1,200 in 1938 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2022 $23,234
2021 $21,706
2020 $21,415
2019 $20,936
2018 $20,544
2017 $20,119
2016 $19,710
2015 $19,568
2014 $19,421
2013 $19,133
2012 $18,806
2011 $18,265
2010 $17,996
2009 $17,519
2008 $17,503
2007 $16,817
2006 $16,400
2005 $15,858
2004 $15,358
2003 $15,075
2002 $14,725
2001 $14,500
2000 $14,025
1999 $13,658
1998 $13,442
1997 $13,217
1996 $12,792
1995 $12,475
Year Equivalent
1994 $12,150
1993 $11,825
1992 $11,492
1991 $11,150
1990 $10,508
1989 $10,042
1988 $9,617
1987 $9,208
1986 $9,108
1985 $8,775
1984 $8,442
1983 $8,133
1982 $7,833
1981 $7,192
1980 $6,392
1979 $5,642
1978 $5,175
1977 $4,850
1976 $4,625
1975 $4,325
1974 $3,850
1973 $3,542
1972 $3,425
1971 $3,317
1970 $3,142
1969 $2,958
1968 $2,825
1967 $2,742
Year Equivalent
1966 $2,650
1965 $2,600
1964 $2,575
1963 $2,533
1962 $2,500
1961 $2,483
1960 $2,450
1959 $2,408
1958 $2,367
1957 $2,300
1956 $2,233
1955 $2,225
1954 $2,242
1953 $2,225
1952 $2,208
1951 $2,083
1950 $1,967
1949 $2,008
1948 $1,950
1947 $1,792
1946 $1,517
1945 $1,483
1944 $1,450
1943 $1,408
1942 $1,292
1941 $1,175
1940 $1,167
1939 $1,167
Year Equivalent
1938 $1,200
1937 $1,167
1936 $1,150
1935 $1,117
1934 $1,100
1933 $1,092
1932 $1,217
1931 $1,342
1930 $1,433
1929 $1,425
1928 $1,442
1927 $1,475
1926 $1,492
1925 $1,442
1924 $1,442
1923 $1,408
1922 $1,442
1921 $1,617
1920 $1,575
1919 $1,375
1918 $1,142
1917 $967
1916 $858
1915 $842
1914 $833