Calculate the Value of $18,000 in 1979

What is $18k in 1979 worth in today's money?
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$78,912
Adjusted for inflation, $18,000 in 1979 is equal to $78,912 in 2023.
Annual inflation over this period was 3.42%.
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How much is $18,000 in 1979 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2023 $78,912
2022 $74,128
2021 $69,255
2020 $68,324
2019 $66,798
2018 $65,546
2017 $64,192
2016 $62,887
2015 $62,432
2014 $61,963
2013 $61,046
2012 $60,001
2011 $58,275
2010 $57,416
2009 $55,895
2008 $55,844
2007 $53,654
2006 $52,325
2005 $50,597
2004 $49,001
2003 $48,097
2002 $46,981
2001 $46,263
2000 $44,747
1999 $43,578
1998 $42,886
1997 $42,168
1996 $40,812
Year Equivalent
1995 $39,802
1994 $38,765
1993 $37,728
1992 $36,665
1991 $35,575
1990 $33,527
1989 $32,038
1988 $30,682
1987 $29,380
1986 $29,061
1985 $27,997
1984 $26,934
1983 $25,950
1982 $24,993
1981 $22,945
1980 $20,393
1979 $18,000
1978 $16,511
1977 $15,474
1976 $14,756
1975 $13,799
1974 $12,284
1973 $11,300
1972 $10,928
1971 $10,582
1970 $10,024
1969 $9,439
1968 $9,013
Year Equivalent
1967 $8,747
1966 $8,455
1965 $8,295
1964 $8,216
1963 $8,083
1962 $7,976
1961 $7,923
1960 $7,817
1959 $7,684
1958 $7,551
1957 $7,338
1956 $7,126
1955 $7,099
1954 $7,152
1953 $7,099
1952 $7,046
1951 $6,647
1950 $6,275
1949 $6,408
1948 $6,222
1947 $5,716
1946 $4,839
1945 $4,733
1944 $4,626
1943 $4,493
1942 $4,121
1941 $3,749
1940 $3,722
Year Equivalent
1939 $3,722
1938 $3,829
1937 $3,722
1936 $3,669
1935 $3,563
1934 $3,510
1933 $3,483
1932 $3,882
1931 $4,281
1930 $4,573
1929 $4,547
1928 $4,600
1927 $4,706
1926 $4,759
1925 $4,600
1924 $4,600
1923 $4,493
1922 $4,600
1921 $5,158
1920 $5,025
1919 $4,387
1918 $3,643
1917 $3,084
1916 $2,739
1915 $2,685
1914 $2,659