Calculate the Value of $1,200 in 1979

What is $1.2k in 1979 worth in today's money?
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$4,942
Adjusted for inflation, $1,200 in 1979 is equal to $4,942 in 2022.
Annual inflation over this period was 3.35%.
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How much is $1,200 in 1979 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2022 $4,942
2021 $4,617
2020 $4,555
2019 $4,453
2018 $4,370
2017 $4,279
2016 $4,192
2015 $4,162
2014 $4,131
2013 $4,070
2012 $4,000
2011 $3,885
2010 $3,828
2009 $3,726
2008 $3,723
2007 $3,577
2006 $3,488
2005 $3,373
2004 $3,267
2003 $3,206
2002 $3,132
2001 $3,084
2000 $2,983
1999 $2,905
1998 $2,859
1997 $2,811
1996 $2,721
1995 $2,653
Year Equivalent
1994 $2,584
1993 $2,515
1992 $2,444
1991 $2,372
1990 $2,235
1989 $2,136
1988 $2,045
1987 $1,959
1986 $1,937
1985 $1,866
1984 $1,796
1983 $1,730
1982 $1,666
1981 $1,530
1980 $1,360
1979 $1,200
1978 $1,101
1977 $1,032
1976 $984
1975 $920
1974 $819
1973 $753
1972 $729
1971 $705
1970 $668
1969 $629
1968 $601
1967 $583
Year Equivalent
1966 $564
1965 $553
1964 $548
1963 $539
1962 $532
1961 $528
1960 $521
1959 $512
1958 $503
1957 $489
1956 $475
1955 $473
1954 $477
1953 $473
1952 $470
1951 $443
1950 $418
1949 $427
1948 $415
1947 $381
1946 $323
1945 $316
1944 $308
1943 $300
1942 $275
1941 $250
1940 $248
1939 $248
Year Equivalent
1938 $255
1937 $248
1936 $245
1935 $238
1934 $234
1933 $232
1932 $259
1931 $285
1930 $305
1929 $303
1928 $307
1927 $314
1926 $317
1925 $307
1924 $307
1923 $300
1922 $307
1921 $344
1920 $335
1919 $292
1918 $243
1917 $206
1916 $183
1915 $179
1914 $177