Calculate the Value of $1,500 in 1939

What is $1.5k in 1939 worth in today's money?
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$27,908
Adjusted for inflation, $1,500 in 1939 is equal to $27,908 in 2021.
Annual inflation over this period was 3.63%.
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How much is $1,500 in 1939 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2021 $27,908
2020 $27,533
2019 $26,918
2018 $26,413
2017 $25,868
2016 $25,342
2015 $25,158
2014 $24,970
2013 $24,600
2012 $24,179
2011 $23,483
2010 $23,137
2009 $22,524
2008 $22,504
2007 $21,621
2006 $21,086
2005 $20,389
2004 $19,746
2003 $19,382
2002 $18,932
2001 $18,643
2000 $18,032
1999 $17,561
1998 $17,282
1997 $16,993
1996 $16,446
1995 $16,039
Year Equivalent
1994 $15,621
1993 $15,204
1992 $14,775
1991 $14,336
1990 $13,511
1989 $12,911
1988 $12,364
1987 $11,839
1986 $11,711
1985 $11,282
1984 $10,854
1983 $10,457
1982 $10,071
1981 $9,246
1980 $8,218
1979 $7,254
1978 $6,654
1977 $6,236
1976 $5,946
1975 $5,561
1974 $4,950
1973 $4,554
1972 $4,404
1971 $4,264
1970 $4,039
1969 $3,804
1968 $3,632
Year Equivalent
1967 $3,525
1966 $3,407
1965 $3,343
1964 $3,311
1963 $3,257
1962 $3,214
1961 $3,193
1960 $3,150
1959 $3,096
1958 $3,043
1957 $2,957
1956 $2,871
1955 $2,861
1954 $2,882
1953 $2,861
1952 $2,839
1951 $2,679
1950 $2,529
1949 $2,582
1948 $2,507
1947 $2,304
1946 $1,950
1945 $1,907
1944 $1,864
1943 $1,811
1942 $1,661
1941 $1,511
Year Equivalent
1940 $1,500
1939 $1,500
1938 $1,543
1937 $1,500
1936 $1,479
1935 $1,436
1934 $1,414
1933 $1,404
1932 $1,564
1931 $1,725
1930 $1,843
1929 $1,832
1928 $1,854
1927 $1,896
1926 $1,918
1925 $1,854
1924 $1,854
1923 $1,811
1922 $1,854
1921 $2,079
1920 $2,025
1919 $1,768
1918 $1,468
1917 $1,243
1916 $1,104
1915 $1,082
1914 $1,071