Calculate the Value of $2,000 in 1979

What is $2k in 1979 worth in today's money?
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$8,236
Adjusted for inflation, $2,000 in 1979 is equal to $8,236 in 2022.
Annual inflation over this period was 3.35%.
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How much is $2,000 in 1979 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2022 $8,236
2021 $7,695
2020 $7,592
2019 $7,422
2018 $7,283
2017 $7,132
2016 $6,987
2015 $6,937
2014 $6,885
2013 $6,783
2012 $6,667
2011 $6,475
2010 $6,380
2009 $6,211
2008 $6,205
2007 $5,962
2006 $5,814
2005 $5,622
2004 $5,445
2003 $5,344
2002 $5,220
2001 $5,140
2000 $4,972
1999 $4,842
1998 $4,765
1997 $4,685
1996 $4,535
1995 $4,422
Year Equivalent
1994 $4,307
1993 $4,192
1992 $4,074
1991 $3,953
1990 $3,725
1989 $3,560
1988 $3,409
1987 $3,264
1986 $3,229
1985 $3,111
1984 $2,993
1983 $2,883
1982 $2,777
1981 $2,549
1980 $2,266
1979 $2,000
1978 $1,835
1977 $1,719
1976 $1,640
1975 $1,533
1974 $1,365
1973 $1,256
1972 $1,214
1971 $1,176
1970 $1,114
1969 $1,049
1968 $1,001
1967 $972
Year Equivalent
1966 $939
1965 $922
1964 $913
1963 $898
1962 $886
1961 $880
1960 $869
1959 $854
1958 $839
1957 $815
1956 $792
1955 $789
1954 $795
1953 $789
1952 $783
1951 $739
1950 $697
1949 $712
1948 $691
1947 $635
1946 $538
1945 $526
1944 $514
1943 $499
1942 $458
1941 $417
1940 $414
1939 $414
Year Equivalent
1938 $425
1937 $414
1936 $408
1935 $396
1934 $390
1933 $387
1932 $431
1931 $476
1930 $508
1929 $505
1928 $511
1927 $523
1926 $529
1925 $511
1924 $511
1923 $499
1922 $511
1921 $573
1920 $558
1919 $487
1918 $405
1917 $343
1916 $304
1915 $298
1914 $295