Calculate the Value of $1,500 in 1978

What is $1.5k in 1978 worth in today's money?
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$6,292
Adjusted for inflation, $1,500 in 1978 is equal to $6,292 in 2021.
Annual inflation over this period was 3.39%.
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How much is $1,500 in 1978 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2021 $6,292
2020 $6,207
2019 $6,068
2018 $5,955
2017 $5,832
2016 $5,713
2015 $5,672
2014 $5,629
2013 $5,546
2012 $5,451
2011 $5,294
2010 $5,216
2009 $5,078
2008 $5,073
2007 $4,874
2006 $4,754
2005 $4,597
2004 $4,452
2003 $4,370
2002 $4,268
2001 $4,203
2000 $4,065
1999 $3,959
1998 $3,896
1997 $3,831
1996 $3,708
1995 $3,616
Year Equivalent
1994 $3,522
1993 $3,428
1992 $3,331
1991 $3,232
1990 $3,046
1989 $2,911
1988 $2,787
1987 $2,669
1986 $2,640
1985 $2,543
1984 $2,447
1983 $2,357
1982 $2,271
1981 $2,085
1980 $1,853
1979 $1,635
1978 $1,500
1977 $1,406
1976 $1,341
1975 $1,254
1974 $1,116
1973 $1,027
1972 $993
1971 $961
1970 $911
1969 $857
1968 $819
Year Equivalent
1967 $795
1966 $768
1965 $754
1964 $746
1963 $734
1962 $725
1961 $720
1960 $710
1959 $698
1958 $686
1957 $667
1956 $647
1955 $645
1954 $650
1953 $645
1952 $640
1951 $604
1950 $570
1949 $582
1948 $565
1947 $519
1946 $440
1945 $430
1944 $420
1943 $408
1942 $374
1941 $341
Year Equivalent
1940 $338
1939 $338
1938 $348
1937 $338
1936 $333
1935 $324
1934 $319
1933 $316
1932 $353
1931 $389
1930 $415
1929 $413
1928 $418
1927 $428
1926 $432
1925 $418
1924 $418
1923 $408
1922 $418
1921 $469
1920 $457
1919 $399
1918 $331
1917 $280
1916 $249
1915 $244
1914 $242