Calculate the Value of $1,200 in 1942

What is $1.2k in 1942 worth in today's money?
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$21,585
Adjusted for inflation, $1,200 in 1942 is equal to $21,585 in 2022.
Annual inflation over this period was 3.68%.
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How much is $1,200 in 1942 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2022 $21,585
2021 $20,166
2020 $19,895
2019 $19,450
2018 $19,086
2017 $18,692
2016 $18,312
2015 $18,179
2014 $18,043
2013 $17,776
2012 $17,471
2011 $16,969
2010 $16,719
2009 $16,276
2008 $16,261
2007 $15,623
2006 $15,236
2005 $14,733
2004 $14,268
2003 $14,005
2002 $13,680
2001 $13,471
2000 $13,030
1999 $12,689
1998 $12,488
1997 $12,279
1996 $11,884
1995 $11,590
Year Equivalent
1994 $11,288
1993 $10,986
1992 $10,676
1991 $10,359
1990 $9,763
1989 $9,329
1988 $8,934
1987 $8,555
1986 $8,462
1985 $8,152
1984 $7,843
1983 $7,556
1982 $7,277
1981 $6,681
1980 $5,938
1979 $5,241
1978 $4,808
1977 $4,506
1976 $4,297
1975 $4,018
1974 $3,577
1973 $3,290
1972 $3,182
1971 $3,081
1970 $2,919
1969 $2,748
1968 $2,625
1967 $2,547
Year Equivalent
1966 $2,462
1965 $2,415
1964 $2,392
1963 $2,354
1962 $2,323
1961 $2,307
1960 $2,276
1959 $2,237
1958 $2,199
1957 $2,137
1956 $2,075
1955 $2,067
1954 $2,083
1953 $2,067
1952 $2,052
1951 $1,935
1950 $1,827
1949 $1,866
1948 $1,812
1947 $1,665
1946 $1,409
1945 $1,378
1944 $1,347
1943 $1,308
1942 $1,200
1941 $1,092
1940 $1,084
1939 $1,084
Year Equivalent
1938 $1,115
1937 $1,084
1936 $1,068
1935 $1,037
1934 $1,022
1933 $1,014
1932 $1,130
1931 $1,246
1930 $1,332
1929 $1,324
1928 $1,339
1927 $1,370
1926 $1,386
1925 $1,339
1924 $1,339
1923 $1,308
1922 $1,339
1921 $1,502
1920 $1,463
1919 $1,277
1918 $1,061
1917 $898
1916 $797
1915 $782
1914 $774