Calculate the Value of $1,500 in 1981

What is $1.5k in 1981 worth in today's money?
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$4,527
Adjusted for inflation, $1,500 in 1981 is equal to $4,527 in 2021.
Annual inflation over this period was 2.80%.
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How much is $1,500 in 1981 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2021 $4,527
2020 $4,467
2019 $4,367
2018 $4,285
2017 $4,196
2016 $4,111
2015 $4,081
2014 $4,051
2013 $3,991
2012 $3,922
2011 $3,810
2010 $3,753
2009 $3,654
2008 $3,651
2007 $3,508
2006 $3,421
2005 $3,308
2004 $3,203
2003 $3,144
2002 $3,071
2001 $3,024
2000 $2,925
1999 $2,849
1998 $2,804
1997 $2,757
1996 $2,668
1995 $2,602
Year Equivalent
1994 $2,534
1993 $2,466
1992 $2,397
1991 $2,326
1990 $2,192
1989 $2,094
1988 $2,006
1987 $1,921
1986 $1,900
1985 $1,830
1984 $1,761
1983 $1,696
1982 $1,634
1981 $1,500
1980 $1,333
1979 $1,177
1978 $1,079
1977 $1,012
1976 $965
1975 $902
1974 $803
1973 $739
1972 $714
1971 $692
1970 $655
1969 $617
1968 $589
Year Equivalent
1967 $572
1966 $553
1965 $542
1964 $537
1963 $528
1962 $521
1961 $518
1960 $511
1959 $502
1958 $494
1957 $480
1956 $466
1955 $464
1954 $468
1953 $464
1952 $461
1951 $435
1950 $410
1949 $419
1948 $407
1947 $374
1946 $316
1945 $309
1944 $302
1943 $294
1942 $269
1941 $245
Year Equivalent
1940 $243
1939 $243
1938 $250
1937 $243
1936 $240
1935 $233
1934 $229
1933 $228
1932 $254
1931 $280
1930 $299
1929 $297
1928 $301
1927 $308
1926 $311
1925 $301
1924 $301
1923 $294
1922 $301
1921 $337
1920 $329
1919 $287
1918 $238
1917 $202
1916 $179
1915 $176
1914 $174