Calculate the Value of $15,000 in 1987

What is $15k in 1987 worth in today's money?
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$35,358
Adjusted for inflation, $15,000 in 1987 is equal to $35,358 in 2021.
Annual inflation over this period was 2.55%.
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How much is $15,000 in 1987 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2021 $35,358
2020 $34,883
2019 $34,104
2018 $33,465
2017 $32,774
2016 $32,107
2015 $31,875
2014 $31,636
2013 $31,168
2012 $30,634
2011 $29,753
2010 $29,314
2009 $28,538
2008 $28,512
2007 $27,394
2006 $26,715
2005 $25,833
2004 $25,018
2003 $24,557
2002 $23,986
2001 $23,620
2000 $22,846
1999 $22,249
1998 $21,896
1997 $21,529
1996 $20,837
1995 $20,321
Year Equivalent
1994 $19,792
1993 $19,262
1992 $18,719
1991 $18,163
1990 $17,118
1989 $16,357
1988 $15,665
1987 $15,000
1986 $14,837
1985 $14,294
1984 $13,751
1983 $13,249
1982 $12,760
1981 $11,715
1980 $10,412
1979 $9,190
1978 $8,430
1977 $7,900
1976 $7,534
1975 $7,045
1974 $6,271
1973 $5,769
1972 $5,579
1971 $5,403
1970 $5,118
1969 $4,819
1968 $4,602
Year Equivalent
1967 $4,466
1966 $4,317
1965 $4,235
1964 $4,195
1963 $4,127
1962 $4,072
1961 $4,045
1960 $3,991
1959 $3,923
1958 $3,855
1957 $3,747
1956 $3,638
1955 $3,624
1954 $3,652
1953 $3,624
1952 $3,597
1951 $3,394
1950 $3,204
1949 $3,271
1948 $3,176
1947 $2,919
1946 $2,471
1945 $2,416
1944 $2,362
1943 $2,294
1942 $2,104
1941 $1,914
Year Equivalent
1940 $1,900
1939 $1,900
1938 $1,955
1937 $1,900
1936 $1,873
1935 $1,819
1934 $1,792
1933 $1,778
1932 $1,982
1931 $2,186
1930 $2,335
1929 $2,321
1928 $2,348
1927 $2,403
1926 $2,430
1925 $2,348
1924 $2,348
1923 $2,294
1922 $2,348
1921 $2,633
1920 $2,566
1919 $2,240
1918 $1,860
1917 $1,575
1916 $1,398
1915 $1,371
1914 $1,357