Calculate the Value of $1,500 in 1938

What is $1.5k in 1938 worth in today's money?
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$27,133
Adjusted for inflation, $1,500 in 1938 is equal to $27,133 in 2021.
Annual inflation over this period was 3.55%.
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How much is $1,500 in 1938 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2021 $27,133
2020 $26,768
2019 $26,170
2018 $25,680
2017 $25,149
2016 $24,638
2015 $24,460
2014 $24,276
2013 $23,917
2012 $23,508
2011 $22,831
2010 $22,495
2009 $21,899
2008 $21,879
2007 $21,021
2006 $20,500
2005 $19,823
2004 $19,198
2003 $18,844
2002 $18,406
2001 $18,125
2000 $17,531
1999 $17,073
1998 $16,802
1997 $16,521
1996 $15,990
1995 $15,594
Year Equivalent
1994 $15,188
1993 $14,781
1992 $14,365
1991 $13,938
1990 $13,135
1989 $12,552
1988 $12,021
1987 $11,510
1986 $11,385
1985 $10,969
1984 $10,552
1983 $10,167
1982 $9,792
1981 $8,990
1980 $7,990
1979 $7,052
1978 $6,469
1977 $6,063
1976 $5,781
1975 $5,406
1974 $4,813
1973 $4,427
1972 $4,281
1971 $4,146
1970 $3,927
1969 $3,698
1968 $3,531
Year Equivalent
1967 $3,427
1966 $3,313
1965 $3,250
1964 $3,219
1963 $3,167
1962 $3,125
1961 $3,104
1960 $3,063
1959 $3,010
1958 $2,958
1957 $2,875
1956 $2,792
1955 $2,781
1954 $2,802
1953 $2,781
1952 $2,760
1951 $2,604
1950 $2,458
1949 $2,510
1948 $2,438
1947 $2,240
1946 $1,896
1945 $1,854
1944 $1,813
1943 $1,760
1942 $1,615
1941 $1,469
Year Equivalent
1940 $1,458
1939 $1,458
1938 $1,500
1937 $1,458
1936 $1,438
1935 $1,396
1934 $1,375
1933 $1,365
1932 $1,521
1931 $1,677
1930 $1,792
1929 $1,781
1928 $1,802
1927 $1,844
1926 $1,865
1925 $1,802
1924 $1,802
1923 $1,760
1922 $1,802
1921 $2,021
1920 $1,969
1919 $1,719
1918 $1,427
1917 $1,208
1916 $1,073
1915 $1,052
1914 $1,042