Calculate the Value of $15,000 in 1959

What is $15k in 1959 worth in today's money?
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$135,194
Adjusted for inflation, $15,000 in 1959 is equal to $135,194 in 2021.
Annual inflation over this period was 3.61%.
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How much is $15,000 in 1959 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2021 $135,194
2020 $133,378
2019 $130,398
2018 $127,954
2017 $125,311
2016 $122,764
2015 $121,875
2014 $120,960
2013 $119,170
2012 $117,131
2011 $113,761
2010 $112,084
2009 $109,115
2008 $109,015
2007 $104,740
2006 $102,145
2005 $98,772
2004 $95,657
2003 $93,893
2002 $91,713
2001 $90,311
2000 $87,353
1999 $85,069
1998 $83,720
1997 $82,318
1996 $79,671
1995 $77,699
Year Equivalent
1994 $75,675
1993 $73,651
1992 $71,574
1991 $69,446
1990 $65,450
1989 $62,543
1988 $59,896
1987 $57,353
1986 $56,730
1985 $54,654
1984 $52,578
1983 $50,657
1982 $48,789
1981 $44,792
1980 $39,810
1979 $35,138
1978 $32,232
1977 $30,208
1976 $28,806
1975 $26,938
1974 $23,979
1973 $22,059
1972 $21,332
1971 $20,657
1970 $19,567
1969 $18,426
1968 $17,595
Year Equivalent
1967 $17,076
1966 $16,505
1965 $16,194
1964 $16,038
1963 $15,779
1962 $15,571
1961 $15,467
1960 $15,260
1959 $15,000
1958 $14,740
1957 $14,325
1956 $13,910
1955 $13,858
1954 $13,962
1953 $13,858
1952 $13,754
1951 $12,976
1950 $12,249
1949 $12,509
1948 $12,145
1947 $11,159
1946 $9,446
1945 $9,239
1944 $9,031
1943 $8,772
1942 $8,045
1941 $7,318
Year Equivalent
1940 $7,266
1939 $7,266
1938 $7,474
1937 $7,266
1936 $7,163
1935 $6,955
1934 $6,851
1933 $6,799
1932 $7,578
1931 $8,356
1930 $8,927
1929 $8,875
1928 $8,979
1927 $9,187
1926 $9,291
1925 $8,979
1924 $8,979
1923 $8,772
1922 $8,979
1921 $10,069
1920 $9,810
1919 $8,564
1918 $7,111
1917 $6,021
1916 $5,346
1915 $5,242
1914 $5,190