Calculate the Value of $15,000 in 1979

What is $15k in 1979 worth in today's money?
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$57,712
Adjusted for inflation, $15,000 in 1979 is equal to $57,712 in 2021.
Annual inflation over this period was 3.26%.
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How much is $15,000 in 1979 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2021 $57,712
2020 $56,937
2019 $55,665
2018 $54,621
2017 $53,493
2016 $52,406
2015 $52,026
2014 $51,636
2013 $50,872
2012 $50,001
2011 $48,563
2010 $47,847
2009 $46,579
2008 $46,537
2007 $44,712
2006 $43,604
2005 $42,164
2004 $40,835
2003 $40,081
2002 $39,151
2001 $38,552
2000 $37,290
1999 $36,315
1998 $35,739
1997 $35,140
1996 $34,010
1995 $33,168
Year Equivalent
1994 $32,304
1993 $31,440
1992 $30,554
1991 $29,645
1990 $27,939
1989 $26,699
1988 $25,569
1987 $24,483
1986 $24,217
1985 $23,331
1984 $22,445
1983 $21,625
1982 $20,827
1981 $19,121
1980 $16,994
1979 $15,000
1978 $13,759
1977 $12,895
1976 $12,297
1975 $11,499
1974 $10,236
1973 $9,417
1972 $9,106
1971 $8,818
1970 $8,353
1969 $7,866
1968 $7,511
Year Equivalent
1967 $7,290
1966 $7,046
1965 $6,913
1964 $6,846
1963 $6,736
1962 $6,647
1961 $6,603
1960 $6,514
1959 $6,403
1958 $6,292
1957 $6,115
1956 $5,938
1955 $5,916
1954 $5,960
1953 $5,916
1952 $5,871
1951 $5,539
1950 $5,229
1949 $5,340
1948 $5,185
1947 $4,764
1946 $4,032
1945 $3,944
1944 $3,855
1943 $3,744
1942 $3,434
1941 $3,124
Year Equivalent
1940 $3,102
1939 $3,102
1938 $3,191
1937 $3,102
1936 $3,058
1935 $2,969
1934 $2,925
1933 $2,903
1932 $3,235
1931 $3,567
1930 $3,811
1929 $3,789
1928 $3,833
1927 $3,922
1926 $3,966
1925 $3,833
1924 $3,833
1923 $3,744
1922 $3,833
1921 $4,298
1920 $4,188
1919 $3,656
1918 $3,035
1917 $2,570
1916 $2,282
1915 $2,238
1914 $2,216