Calculate the Value of $20,000 in 1996

What is $20k in 1996 worth in today's money?
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$33,938
Adjusted for inflation, $20,000 in 1996 is equal to $33,938 in 2021.
Annual inflation over this period was 2.14%.
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How much is $20,000 in 1996 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2021 $33,938
2020 $33,482
2019 $32,734
2018 $32,120
2017 $31,457
2016 $30,818
2015 $30,594
2014 $30,365
2013 $29,915
2012 $29,404
2011 $28,558
2010 $28,137
2009 $27,391
2008 $27,366
2007 $26,293
2006 $25,642
2005 $24,795
2004 $24,013
2003 $23,570
2002 $23,023
2001 $22,671
2000 $21,928
1999 $21,355
1998 $21,016
1997 $20,664
1996 $20,000
1995 $19,505
Year Equivalent
1994 $18,997
1993 $18,489
1992 $17,967
1991 $17,433
1990 $16,430
1989 $15,700
1988 $15,036
1987 $14,397
1986 $14,241
1985 $13,720
1984 $13,199
1983 $12,717
1982 $12,248
1981 $11,244
1980 $9,993
1979 $8,821
1978 $8,091
1977 $7,583
1976 $7,231
1975 $6,762
1974 $6,020
1973 $5,537
1972 $5,355
1971 $5,186
1970 $4,912
1969 $4,625
1968 $4,417
Year Equivalent
1967 $4,287
1966 $4,143
1965 $4,065
1964 $4,026
1963 $3,961
1962 $3,909
1961 $3,883
1960 $3,831
1959 $3,765
1958 $3,700
1957 $3,596
1956 $3,492
1955 $3,479
1954 $3,505
1953 $3,479
1952 $3,453
1951 $3,257
1950 $3,075
1949 $3,140
1948 $3,049
1947 $2,801
1946 $2,371
1945 $2,319
1944 $2,267
1943 $2,202
1942 $2,020
1941 $1,837
Year Equivalent
1940 $1,824
1939 $1,824
1938 $1,876
1937 $1,824
1936 $1,798
1935 $1,746
1934 $1,720
1933 $1,707
1932 $1,902
1931 $2,098
1930 $2,241
1929 $2,228
1928 $2,254
1927 $2,306
1926 $2,332
1925 $2,254
1924 $2,254
1923 $2,202
1922 $2,254
1921 $2,528
1920 $2,463
1919 $2,150
1918 $1,785
1917 $1,511
1916 $1,342
1915 $1,316
1914 $1,303