Calculate the Value of $2,000 in 1942

What is $2k in 1942 worth in today's money?
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$35,974
Adjusted for inflation, $2,000 in 1942 is equal to $35,974 in 2022.
Annual inflation over this period was 3.68%.
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How much is $2,000 in 1942 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2022 $35,974
2021 $33,610
2020 $33,158
2019 $32,417
2018 $31,810
2017 $31,153
2016 $30,519
2015 $30,298
2014 $30,071
2013 $29,626
2012 $29,119
2011 $28,281
2010 $27,864
2009 $27,126
2008 $27,101
2007 $26,039
2006 $25,394
2005 $24,555
2004 $23,781
2003 $23,342
2002 $22,800
2001 $22,452
2000 $21,716
1999 $21,148
1998 $20,813
1997 $20,465
1996 $19,806
1995 $19,316
Year Equivalent
1994 $18,813
1993 $18,310
1992 $17,794
1991 $17,265
1990 $16,271
1989 $15,548
1988 $14,890
1987 $14,258
1986 $14,103
1985 $13,587
1984 $13,071
1983 $12,594
1982 $12,129
1981 $11,135
1980 $9,897
1979 $8,735
1978 $8,013
1977 $7,510
1976 $7,161
1975 $6,697
1974 $5,961
1973 $5,484
1972 $5,303
1971 $5,135
1970 $4,865
1969 $4,581
1968 $4,374
1967 $4,245
Year Equivalent
1966 $4,103
1965 $4,026
1964 $3,987
1963 $3,923
1962 $3,871
1961 $3,845
1960 $3,794
1959 $3,729
1958 $3,665
1957 $3,561
1956 $3,458
1955 $3,445
1954 $3,471
1953 $3,445
1952 $3,419
1951 $3,226
1950 $3,045
1949 $3,110
1948 $3,019
1947 $2,774
1946 $2,348
1945 $2,297
1944 $2,245
1943 $2,181
1942 $2,000
1941 $1,819
1940 $1,806
1939 $1,806
Year Equivalent
1938 $1,858
1937 $1,806
1936 $1,781
1935 $1,729
1934 $1,703
1933 $1,690
1932 $1,884
1931 $2,077
1930 $2,219
1929 $2,206
1928 $2,232
1927 $2,284
1926 $2,310
1925 $2,232
1924 $2,232
1923 $2,181
1922 $2,232
1921 $2,503
1920 $2,439
1919 $2,129
1918 $1,768
1917 $1,497
1916 $1,329
1915 $1,303
1914 $1,290