Calculate the Value of $20,000 in 1948

What is $20k in 1948 worth in today's money?
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$222,627
Adjusted for inflation, $20,000 in 1948 is equal to $222,627 in 2021.
Annual inflation over this period was 3.36%.
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How much is $20,000 in 1948 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2021 $222,627
2020 $219,636
2019 $214,729
2018 $210,704
2017 $206,352
2016 $202,158
2015 $200,694
2014 $199,187
2013 $196,240
2012 $192,882
2011 $187,332
2010 $184,572
2009 $179,682
2008 $179,518
2007 $172,479
2006 $168,205
2005 $162,650
2004 $157,521
2003 $154,615
2002 $151,026
2001 $148,718
2000 $143,846
1999 $140,085
1998 $137,863
1997 $135,556
1996 $131,197
1995 $127,949
Year Equivalent
1994 $124,615
1993 $121,282
1992 $117,863
1991 $114,359
1990 $107,778
1989 $102,991
1988 $98,632
1987 $94,444
1986 $93,419
1985 $90,000
1984 $86,581
1983 $83,419
1982 $80,342
1981 $73,761
1980 $65,556
1979 $57,863
1978 $53,077
1977 $49,744
1976 $47,436
1975 $44,359
1974 $39,487
1973 $36,325
1972 $35,128
1971 $34,017
1970 $32,222
1969 $30,342
1968 $28,974
Year Equivalent
1967 $28,120
1966 $27,179
1965 $26,667
1964 $26,410
1963 $25,983
1962 $25,641
1961 $25,470
1960 $25,128
1959 $24,701
1958 $24,274
1957 $23,590
1956 $22,906
1955 $22,821
1954 $22,991
1953 $22,821
1952 $22,650
1951 $21,368
1950 $20,171
1949 $20,598
1948 $20,000
1947 $18,376
1946 $15,556
1945 $15,214
1944 $14,872
1943 $14,444
1942 $13,248
1941 $12,051
Year Equivalent
1940 $11,966
1939 $11,966
1938 $12,308
1937 $11,966
1936 $11,795
1935 $11,453
1934 $11,282
1933 $11,197
1932 $12,479
1931 $13,761
1930 $14,701
1929 $14,615
1928 $14,786
1927 $15,128
1926 $15,299
1925 $14,786
1924 $14,786
1923 $14,444
1922 $14,786
1921 $16,581
1920 $16,154
1919 $14,103
1918 $11,709
1917 $9,915
1916 $8,803
1915 $8,632
1914 $8,547