Calculate the Value of $15,000 in 1978

What is $15k in 1978 worth in today's money?
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$62,916
Adjusted for inflation, $15,000 in 1978 is equal to $62,916 in 2021.
Annual inflation over this period was 3.39%.
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How much is $15,000 in 1978 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2021 $62,916
2020 $62,071
2019 $60,684
2018 $59,547
2017 $58,317
2016 $57,132
2015 $56,718
2014 $56,292
2013 $55,459
2012 $54,510
2011 $52,942
2010 $52,162
2009 $50,780
2008 $50,733
2007 $48,744
2006 $47,536
2005 $45,966
2004 $44,517
2003 $43,696
2002 $42,681
2001 $42,029
2000 $40,652
1999 $39,589
1998 $38,961
1997 $38,309
1996 $37,077
1995 $36,159
Year Equivalent
1994 $35,217
1993 $34,275
1992 $33,309
1991 $32,319
1990 $30,459
1989 $29,106
1988 $27,874
1987 $26,691
1986 $26,401
1985 $25,435
1984 $24,469
1983 $23,575
1982 $22,705
1981 $20,845
1980 $18,527
1979 $16,353
1978 $15,000
1977 $14,058
1976 $13,406
1975 $12,536
1974 $11,159
1973 $10,266
1972 $9,928
1971 $9,614
1970 $9,106
1969 $8,575
1968 $8,188
Year Equivalent
1967 $7,947
1966 $7,681
1965 $7,536
1964 $7,464
1963 $7,343
1962 $7,246
1961 $7,198
1960 $7,101
1959 $6,981
1958 $6,860
1957 $6,667
1956 $6,473
1955 $6,449
1954 $6,498
1953 $6,449
1952 $6,401
1951 $6,039
1950 $5,700
1949 $5,821
1948 $5,652
1947 $5,193
1946 $4,396
1945 $4,300
1944 $4,203
1943 $4,082
1942 $3,744
1941 $3,406
Year Equivalent
1940 $3,382
1939 $3,382
1938 $3,478
1937 $3,382
1936 $3,333
1935 $3,237
1934 $3,188
1933 $3,164
1932 $3,527
1931 $3,889
1930 $4,155
1929 $4,130
1928 $4,179
1927 $4,275
1926 $4,324
1925 $4,179
1924 $4,179
1923 $4,082
1922 $4,179
1921 $4,686
1920 $4,565
1919 $3,986
1918 $3,309
1917 $2,802
1916 $2,488
1915 $2,440
1914 $2,415