Calculate the Value of $15,000 in 1985

What is $15k in 1985 worth in today's money?
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$37,105
Adjusted for inflation, $15,000 in 1985 is equal to $37,105 in 2021.
Annual inflation over this period was 2.55%.
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How much is $15,000 in 1985 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2021 $37,105
2020 $36,606
2019 $35,788
2018 $35,117
2017 $34,392
2016 $33,693
2015 $33,449
2014 $33,198
2013 $32,707
2012 $32,147
2011 $31,222
2010 $30,762
2009 $29,947
2008 $29,920
2007 $28,746
2006 $28,034
2005 $27,108
2004 $26,254
2003 $25,769
2002 $25,171
2001 $24,786
2000 $23,974
1999 $23,348
1998 $22,977
1997 $22,593
1996 $21,866
1995 $21,325
Year Equivalent
1994 $20,769
1993 $20,214
1992 $19,644
1991 $19,060
1990 $17,963
1989 $17,165
1988 $16,439
1987 $15,741
1986 $15,570
1985 $15,000
1984 $14,430
1983 $13,903
1982 $13,390
1981 $12,293
1980 $10,926
1979 $9,644
1978 $8,846
1977 $8,291
1976 $7,906
1975 $7,393
1974 $6,581
1973 $6,054
1972 $5,855
1971 $5,670
1970 $5,370
1969 $5,057
1968 $4,829
Year Equivalent
1967 $4,687
1966 $4,530
1965 $4,444
1964 $4,402
1963 $4,330
1962 $4,274
1961 $4,245
1960 $4,188
1959 $4,117
1958 $4,046
1957 $3,932
1956 $3,818
1955 $3,803
1954 $3,832
1953 $3,803
1952 $3,775
1951 $3,561
1950 $3,362
1949 $3,433
1948 $3,333
1947 $3,063
1946 $2,593
1945 $2,536
1944 $2,479
1943 $2,407
1942 $2,208
1941 $2,009
Year Equivalent
1940 $1,994
1939 $1,994
1938 $2,051
1937 $1,994
1936 $1,966
1935 $1,909
1934 $1,880
1933 $1,866
1932 $2,080
1931 $2,293
1930 $2,450
1929 $2,436
1928 $2,464
1927 $2,521
1926 $2,550
1925 $2,464
1924 $2,464
1923 $2,407
1922 $2,464
1921 $2,764
1920 $2,692
1919 $2,350
1918 $1,952
1917 $1,652
1916 $1,467
1915 $1,439
1914 $1,425