Calculate the Value of $20,000 in 1982

What is $20k in 1982 worth in today's money?
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$55,420
Adjusted for inflation, $20,000 in 1982 is equal to $55,420 in 2021.
Annual inflation over this period was 2.65%.
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How much is $20,000 in 1982 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2021 $55,420
2020 $54,675
2019 $53,454
2018 $52,452
2017 $51,369
2016 $50,324
2015 $49,960
2014 $49,585
2013 $48,851
2012 $48,015
2011 $46,634
2010 $45,947
2009 $44,729
2008 $44,689
2007 $42,936
2006 $41,872
2005 $40,489
2004 $39,213
2003 $38,489
2002 $37,596
2001 $37,021
2000 $35,809
1999 $34,872
1998 $34,319
1997 $33,745
1996 $32,660
1995 $31,851
Year Equivalent
1994 $31,021
1993 $30,191
1992 $29,340
1991 $28,468
1990 $26,830
1989 $25,638
1988 $24,553
1987 $23,511
1986 $23,255
1985 $22,404
1984 $21,553
1983 $20,766
1982 $20,000
1981 $18,362
1980 $16,319
1979 $14,404
1978 $13,213
1977 $12,383
1976 $11,809
1975 $11,043
1974 $9,830
1973 $9,043
1972 $8,745
1971 $8,468
1970 $8,021
1969 $7,553
1968 $7,213
Year Equivalent
1967 $7,000
1966 $6,766
1965 $6,638
1964 $6,574
1963 $6,468
1962 $6,383
1961 $6,340
1960 $6,255
1959 $6,149
1958 $6,043
1957 $5,872
1956 $5,702
1955 $5,681
1954 $5,723
1953 $5,681
1952 $5,638
1951 $5,319
1950 $5,021
1949 $5,128
1948 $4,979
1947 $4,574
1946 $3,872
1945 $3,787
1944 $3,702
1943 $3,596
1942 $3,298
1941 $3,000
Year Equivalent
1940 $2,979
1939 $2,979
1938 $3,064
1937 $2,979
1936 $2,936
1935 $2,851
1934 $2,809
1933 $2,787
1932 $3,106
1931 $3,426
1930 $3,660
1929 $3,638
1928 $3,681
1927 $3,766
1926 $3,809
1925 $3,681
1924 $3,681
1923 $3,596
1922 $3,681
1921 $4,128
1920 $4,021
1919 $3,511
1918 $2,915
1917 $2,468
1916 $2,191
1915 $2,149
1914 $2,128