Calculate the Value of $20,000 in 1955

What is $20k in 1955 worth in today's money?
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$195,112
Adjusted for inflation, $20,000 in 1955 is equal to $195,112 in 2021.
Annual inflation over this period was 3.51%.
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How much is $20,000 in 1955 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2021 $195,112
2020 $192,490
2019 $188,190
2018 $184,662
2017 $180,848
2016 $177,172
2015 $175,889
2014 $174,569
2013 $171,986
2012 $169,043
2011 $164,179
2010 $161,760
2009 $157,474
2008 $157,330
2007 $151,161
2006 $147,416
2005 $142,547
2004 $138,052
2003 $135,506
2002 $132,360
2001 $130,337
2000 $126,067
1999 $122,772
1998 $120,824
1997 $118,801
1996 $114,981
1995 $112,135
Year Equivalent
1994 $109,213
1993 $106,292
1992 $103,296
1991 $100,225
1990 $94,457
1989 $90,262
1988 $86,442
1987 $82,772
1986 $81,873
1985 $78,876
1984 $75,880
1983 $73,109
1982 $70,412
1981 $64,644
1980 $57,453
1979 $50,712
1978 $46,517
1977 $43,596
1976 $41,573
1975 $38,876
1974 $34,607
1973 $31,835
1972 $30,787
1971 $29,813
1970 $28,240
1969 $26,592
1968 $25,393
Year Equivalent
1967 $24,644
1966 $23,820
1965 $23,371
1964 $23,146
1963 $22,772
1962 $22,472
1961 $22,322
1960 $22,022
1959 $21,648
1958 $21,273
1957 $20,674
1956 $20,075
1955 $20,000
1954 $20,150
1953 $20,000
1952 $19,850
1951 $18,727
1950 $17,678
1949 $18,052
1948 $17,528
1947 $16,105
1946 $13,633
1945 $13,333
1944 $13,034
1943 $12,659
1942 $11,610
1941 $10,562
Year Equivalent
1940 $10,487
1939 $10,487
1938 $10,787
1937 $10,487
1936 $10,337
1935 $10,037
1934 $9,888
1933 $9,813
1932 $10,936
1931 $12,060
1930 $12,884
1929 $12,809
1928 $12,959
1927 $13,258
1926 $13,408
1925 $12,959
1924 $12,959
1923 $12,659
1922 $12,959
1921 $14,532
1920 $14,157
1919 $12,360
1918 $10,262
1917 $8,689
1916 $7,715
1915 $7,566
1914 $7,491