Calculate the Value of $15,000 in 1949

What is $15k in 1949 worth in today's money?
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$162,121
Adjusted for inflation, $15,000 in 1949 is equal to $162,121 in 2021.
Annual inflation over this period was 3.36%.
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How much is $15,000 in 1949 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2021 $162,121
2020 $159,942
2019 $156,369
2018 $153,438
2017 $150,269
2016 $147,215
2015 $146,149
2014 $145,051
2013 $142,905
2012 $140,460
2011 $136,418
2010 $134,408
2009 $130,847
2008 $130,728
2007 $125,602
2006 $122,490
2005 $118,444
2004 $114,710
2003 $112,593
2002 $109,979
2001 $108,299
2000 $104,751
1999 $102,012
1998 $100,394
1997 $98,714
1996 $95,539
1995 $93,174
Year Equivalent
1994 $90,747
1993 $88,320
1992 $85,830
1991 $83,278
1990 $78,485
1989 $75,000
1988 $71,826
1987 $68,776
1986 $68,029
1985 $65,539
1984 $63,050
1983 $60,747
1982 $58,506
1981 $53,714
1980 $47,739
1979 $42,137
1978 $38,651
1977 $36,224
1976 $34,544
1975 $32,303
1974 $28,755
1973 $26,452
1972 $25,581
1971 $24,772
1970 $23,465
1969 $22,095
1968 $21,100
Year Equivalent
1967 $20,477
1966 $19,793
1965 $19,419
1964 $19,232
1963 $18,921
1962 $18,672
1961 $18,548
1960 $18,299
1959 $17,988
1958 $17,676
1957 $17,178
1956 $16,680
1955 $16,618
1954 $16,743
1953 $16,618
1952 $16,494
1951 $15,560
1950 $14,689
1949 $15,000
1948 $14,564
1947 $13,382
1946 $11,328
1945 $11,079
1944 $10,830
1943 $10,519
1942 $9,647
1941 $8,776
Year Equivalent
1940 $8,714
1939 $8,714
1938 $8,963
1937 $8,714
1936 $8,589
1935 $8,340
1934 $8,216
1933 $8,154
1932 $9,087
1931 $10,021
1930 $10,705
1929 $10,643
1928 $10,768
1927 $11,017
1926 $11,141
1925 $10,768
1924 $10,768
1923 $10,519
1922 $10,768
1921 $12,075
1920 $11,763
1919 $10,270
1918 $8,527
1917 $7,220
1916 $6,411
1915 $6,286
1914 $6,224