Calculate the Value of $20,000 in 1973

What is $20k in 1973 worth in today's money?
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$122,576
Adjusted for inflation, $20,000 in 1973 is equal to $122,576 in 2021.
Annual inflation over this period was 3.85%.
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How much is $20,000 in 1973 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2021 $122,576
2020 $120,929
2019 $118,227
2018 $116,011
2017 $113,615
2016 $111,306
2015 $110,500
2014 $109,670
2013 $108,048
2012 $106,199
2011 $103,143
2010 $101,623
2009 $98,931
2008 $98,840
2007 $94,965
2006 $92,612
2005 $89,553
2004 $86,729
2003 $85,129
2002 $83,153
2001 $81,882
2000 $79,200
1999 $77,129
1998 $75,906
1997 $74,635
1996 $72,235
1995 $70,447
Year Equivalent
1994 $68,612
1993 $66,776
1992 $64,894
1991 $62,965
1990 $59,341
1989 $56,706
1988 $54,306
1987 $52,000
1986 $51,435
1985 $49,553
1984 $47,671
1983 $45,929
1982 $44,235
1981 $40,612
1980 $36,094
1979 $31,859
1978 $29,224
1977 $27,388
1976 $26,118
1975 $24,424
1974 $21,741
1973 $20,000
1972 $19,341
1971 $18,729
1970 $17,741
1969 $16,706
1968 $15,953
Year Equivalent
1967 $15,482
1966 $14,965
1965 $14,682
1964 $14,541
1963 $14,306
1962 $14,118
1961 $14,024
1960 $13,835
1959 $13,600
1958 $13,365
1957 $12,988
1956 $12,612
1955 $12,565
1954 $12,659
1953 $12,565
1952 $12,471
1951 $11,765
1950 $11,106
1949 $11,341
1948 $11,012
1947 $10,118
1946 $8,565
1945 $8,376
1944 $8,188
1943 $7,953
1942 $7,294
1941 $6,635
Year Equivalent
1940 $6,588
1939 $6,588
1938 $6,776
1937 $6,588
1936 $6,494
1935 $6,306
1934 $6,212
1933 $6,165
1932 $6,871
1931 $7,576
1930 $8,094
1929 $8,047
1928 $8,141
1927 $8,329
1926 $8,424
1925 $8,141
1924 $8,141
1923 $7,953
1922 $8,141
1921 $9,129
1920 $8,894
1919 $7,765
1918 $6,447
1917 $5,459
1916 $4,847
1915 $4,753
1914 $4,706