Calculate the Value of $2,000 in 1940

What is $2k in 1940 worth in today's money?
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$39,829
Adjusted for inflation, $2,000 in 1940 is equal to $39,829 in 2022.
Annual inflation over this period was 3.72%.
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How much is $2,000 in 1940 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2022 $39,829
2021 $37,211
2020 $36,711
2019 $35,890
2018 $35,218
2017 $34,490
2016 $33,789
2015 $33,545
2014 $33,293
2013 $32,800
2012 $32,239
2011 $31,311
2010 $30,850
2009 $30,033
2008 $30,005
2007 $28,829
2006 $28,114
2005 $27,186
2004 $26,329
2003 $25,843
2002 $25,243
2001 $24,857
2000 $24,043
1999 $23,414
1998 $23,043
1997 $22,657
1996 $21,929
1995 $21,386
Year Equivalent
1994 $20,829
1993 $20,271
1992 $19,700
1991 $19,114
1990 $18,014
1989 $17,214
1988 $16,486
1987 $15,786
1986 $15,614
1985 $15,043
1984 $14,471
1983 $13,943
1982 $13,429
1981 $12,329
1980 $10,957
1979 $9,671
1978 $8,871
1977 $8,314
1976 $7,929
1975 $7,414
1974 $6,600
1973 $6,071
1972 $5,871
1971 $5,686
1970 $5,386
1969 $5,071
1968 $4,843
1967 $4,700
Year Equivalent
1966 $4,543
1965 $4,457
1964 $4,414
1963 $4,343
1962 $4,286
1961 $4,257
1960 $4,200
1959 $4,129
1958 $4,057
1957 $3,943
1956 $3,829
1955 $3,814
1954 $3,843
1953 $3,814
1952 $3,786
1951 $3,571
1950 $3,371
1949 $3,443
1948 $3,343
1947 $3,071
1946 $2,600
1945 $2,543
1944 $2,486
1943 $2,414
1942 $2,214
1941 $2,014
1940 $2,000
1939 $2,000
Year Equivalent
1938 $2,057
1937 $2,000
1936 $1,971
1935 $1,914
1934 $1,886
1933 $1,871
1932 $2,086
1931 $2,300
1930 $2,457
1929 $2,443
1928 $2,471
1927 $2,529
1926 $2,557
1925 $2,471
1924 $2,471
1923 $2,414
1922 $2,471
1921 $2,771
1920 $2,700
1919 $2,357
1918 $1,957
1917 $1,657
1916 $1,471
1915 $1,443
1914 $1,429