Calculate the Value of $20,000 in 1989

What is $20k in 1989 worth in today's money?
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$43,232
Adjusted for inflation, $20,000 in 1989 is equal to $43,232 in 2021.
Annual inflation over this period was 2.44%.
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How much is $20,000 in 1989 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2021 $43,232
2020 $42,651
2019 $41,698
2018 $40,917
2017 $40,072
2016 $39,257
2015 $38,973
2014 $38,680
2013 $38,108
2012 $37,456
2011 $36,378
2010 $35,842
2009 $34,893
2008 $34,861
2007 $33,494
2006 $32,664
2005 $31,585
2004 $30,589
2003 $30,025
2002 $29,328
2001 $28,880
2000 $27,934
1999 $27,203
1998 $26,772
1997 $26,324
1996 $25,477
1995 $24,846
Year Equivalent
1994 $24,199
1993 $23,552
1992 $22,888
1991 $22,207
1990 $20,929
1989 $20,000
1988 $19,154
1987 $18,340
1986 $18,141
1985 $17,477
1984 $16,813
1983 $16,199
1982 $15,602
1981 $14,324
1980 $12,730
1979 $11,237
1978 $10,307
1977 $9,660
1976 $9,212
1975 $8,614
1974 $7,668
1973 $7,054
1972 $6,822
1971 $6,606
1970 $6,257
1969 $5,892
1968 $5,627
Year Equivalent
1967 $5,461
1966 $5,278
1965 $5,178
1964 $5,129
1963 $5,046
1962 $4,979
1961 $4,946
1960 $4,880
1959 $4,797
1958 $4,714
1957 $4,581
1956 $4,448
1955 $4,432
1954 $4,465
1953 $4,432
1952 $4,398
1951 $4,149
1950 $3,917
1949 $4,000
1948 $3,884
1947 $3,568
1946 $3,021
1945 $2,954
1944 $2,888
1943 $2,805
1942 $2,573
1941 $2,340
Year Equivalent
1940 $2,324
1939 $2,324
1938 $2,390
1937 $2,324
1936 $2,290
1935 $2,224
1934 $2,191
1933 $2,174
1932 $2,423
1931 $2,672
1930 $2,855
1929 $2,838
1928 $2,871
1927 $2,938
1926 $2,971
1925 $2,871
1924 $2,871
1923 $2,805
1922 $2,871
1921 $3,220
1920 $3,137
1919 $2,739
1918 $2,274
1917 $1,925
1916 $1,710
1915 $1,676
1914 $1,660