Calculate the Value of $1,500 in 1948

What is $1.5k in 1948 worth in today's money?
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$16,697
Adjusted for inflation, $1,500 in 1948 is equal to $16,697 in 2021.
Annual inflation over this period was 3.36%.
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How much is $1,500 in 1948 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2021 $16,697
2020 $16,473
2019 $16,105
2018 $15,803
2017 $15,476
2016 $15,162
2015 $15,052
2014 $14,939
2013 $14,718
2012 $14,466
2011 $14,050
2010 $13,843
2009 $13,476
2008 $13,464
2007 $12,936
2006 $12,615
2005 $12,199
2004 $11,814
2003 $11,596
2002 $11,327
2001 $11,154
2000 $10,788
1999 $10,506
1998 $10,340
1997 $10,167
1996 $9,840
1995 $9,596
Year Equivalent
1994 $9,346
1993 $9,096
1992 $8,840
1991 $8,577
1990 $8,083
1989 $7,724
1988 $7,397
1987 $7,083
1986 $7,006
1985 $6,750
1984 $6,494
1983 $6,256
1982 $6,026
1981 $5,532
1980 $4,917
1979 $4,340
1978 $3,981
1977 $3,731
1976 $3,558
1975 $3,327
1974 $2,962
1973 $2,724
1972 $2,635
1971 $2,551
1970 $2,417
1969 $2,276
1968 $2,173
Year Equivalent
1967 $2,109
1966 $2,038
1965 $2,000
1964 $1,981
1963 $1,949
1962 $1,923
1961 $1,910
1960 $1,885
1959 $1,853
1958 $1,821
1957 $1,769
1956 $1,718
1955 $1,712
1954 $1,724
1953 $1,712
1952 $1,699
1951 $1,603
1950 $1,513
1949 $1,545
1948 $1,500
1947 $1,378
1946 $1,167
1945 $1,141
1944 $1,115
1943 $1,083
1942 $994
1941 $904
Year Equivalent
1940 $897
1939 $897
1938 $923
1937 $897
1936 $885
1935 $859
1934 $846
1933 $840
1932 $936
1931 $1,032
1930 $1,103
1929 $1,096
1928 $1,109
1927 $1,135
1926 $1,147
1925 $1,109
1924 $1,109
1923 $1,083
1922 $1,109
1921 $1,244
1920 $1,212
1919 $1,058
1918 $878
1917 $744
1916 $660
1915 $647
1914 $641