Calculate the Value of $1,200 in 1978

What is $1.2k in 1978 worth in today's money?
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$5,387
Adjusted for inflation, $1,200 in 1978 is equal to $5,387 in 2022.
Annual inflation over this period was 3.47%.
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How much is $1,200 in 1978 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2022 $5,387
2021 $5,033
2020 $4,966
2019 $4,855
2018 $4,764
2017 $4,665
2016 $4,571
2015 $4,537
2014 $4,503
2013 $4,437
2012 $4,361
2011 $4,235
2010 $4,173
2009 $4,062
2008 $4,059
2007 $3,900
2006 $3,803
2005 $3,677
2004 $3,561
2003 $3,496
2002 $3,414
2001 $3,362
2000 $3,252
1999 $3,167
1998 $3,117
1997 $3,065
1996 $2,966
1995 $2,893
Year Equivalent
1994 $2,817
1993 $2,742
1992 $2,665
1991 $2,586
1990 $2,437
1989 $2,329
1988 $2,230
1987 $2,135
1986 $2,112
1985 $2,035
1984 $1,957
1983 $1,886
1982 $1,816
1981 $1,668
1980 $1,482
1979 $1,308
1978 $1,200
1977 $1,125
1976 $1,072
1975 $1,003
1974 $893
1973 $821
1972 $794
1971 $769
1970 $729
1969 $686
1968 $655
1967 $636
Year Equivalent
1966 $614
1965 $603
1964 $597
1963 $587
1962 $580
1961 $576
1960 $568
1959 $558
1958 $549
1957 $533
1956 $518
1955 $516
1954 $520
1953 $516
1952 $512
1951 $483
1950 $456
1949 $466
1948 $452
1947 $415
1946 $352
1945 $344
1944 $336
1943 $327
1942 $300
1941 $272
1940 $271
1939 $271
Year Equivalent
1938 $278
1937 $271
1936 $267
1935 $259
1934 $255
1933 $253
1932 $282
1931 $311
1930 $332
1929 $330
1928 $334
1927 $342
1926 $346
1925 $334
1924 $334
1923 $327
1922 $334
1921 $375
1920 $365
1919 $319
1918 $265
1917 $224
1916 $199
1915 $195
1914 $193