Calculate the Value of $15,000 in 1942

What is $15k in 1942 worth in today's money?
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$252,072
Adjusted for inflation, $15,000 in 1942 is equal to $252,072 in 2021.
Annual inflation over this period was 3.64%.
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How much is $15,000 in 1942 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2021 $252,072
2020 $248,685
2019 $243,129
2018 $238,572
2017 $233,644
2016 $228,895
2015 $227,237
2014 $225,531
2013 $222,195
2012 $218,392
2011 $212,109
2010 $208,983
2009 $203,446
2008 $203,261
2007 $195,290
2006 $190,452
2005 $184,161
2004 $178,355
2003 $175,065
2002 $171,000
2001 $168,387
2000 $162,871
1999 $158,613
1998 $156,097
1997 $153,484
1996 $148,548
1995 $144,871
Year Equivalent
1994 $141,097
1993 $137,323
1992 $133,452
1991 $129,484
1990 $122,032
1989 $116,613
1988 $111,677
1987 $106,935
1986 $105,774
1985 $101,903
1984 $98,032
1983 $94,452
1982 $90,968
1981 $83,516
1980 $74,226
1979 $65,516
1978 $60,097
1977 $56,323
1976 $53,710
1975 $50,226
1974 $44,710
1973 $41,129
1972 $39,774
1971 $38,516
1970 $36,484
1969 $34,355
1968 $32,806
Year Equivalent
1967 $31,839
1966 $30,774
1965 $30,194
1964 $29,903
1963 $29,419
1962 $29,032
1961 $28,839
1960 $28,452
1959 $27,968
1958 $27,484
1957 $26,710
1956 $25,935
1955 $25,839
1954 $26,032
1953 $25,839
1952 $25,645
1951 $24,194
1950 $22,839
1949 $23,323
1948 $22,645
1947 $20,806
1946 $17,613
1945 $17,226
1944 $16,839
1943 $16,355
1942 $15,000
1941 $13,645
Year Equivalent
1940 $13,548
1939 $13,548
1938 $13,935
1937 $13,548
1936 $13,355
1935 $12,968
1934 $12,774
1933 $12,677
1932 $14,129
1931 $15,581
1930 $16,645
1929 $16,548
1928 $16,742
1927 $17,129
1926 $17,323
1925 $16,742
1924 $16,742
1923 $16,355
1922 $16,742
1921 $18,774
1920 $18,290
1919 $15,968
1918 $13,258
1917 $11,226
1916 $9,968
1915 $9,774
1914 $9,677