Calculate the Value of $24,000 in 1981

What is $24k in 1981 worth in today's money?
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$72,438
Adjusted for inflation, $24,000 in 1981 is equal to $72,438 in 2021.
Annual inflation over this period was 2.80%.
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How much is $24,000 in 1981 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2021 $72,438
2020 $71,464
2019 $69,868
2018 $68,558
2017 $67,142
2016 $65,778
2015 $65,301
2014 $64,811
2013 $63,852
2012 $62,759
2011 $60,954
2010 $60,055
2009 $58,464
2008 $58,411
2007 $56,121
2006 $54,730
2005 $52,922
2004 $51,254
2003 $50,308
2002 $49,140
2001 $48,389
2000 $46,804
1999 $45,581
1998 $44,857
1997 $44,107
1996 $42,688
1995 $41,632
Year Equivalent
1994 $40,547
1993 $39,462
1992 $38,350
1991 $37,210
1990 $35,068
1989 $33,511
1988 $32,093
1987 $30,730
1986 $30,396
1985 $29,284
1984 $28,171
1983 $27,143
1982 $26,141
1981 $24,000
1980 $21,330
1979 $18,827
1978 $17,270
1977 $16,185
1976 $15,435
1975 $14,433
1974 $12,848
1973 $11,819
1972 $11,430
1971 $11,068
1970 $10,484
1969 $9,873
1968 $9,428
Year Equivalent
1967 $9,149
1966 $8,844
1965 $8,677
1964 $8,593
1963 $8,454
1962 $8,343
1961 $8,287
1960 $8,176
1959 $8,037
1958 $7,898
1957 $7,676
1956 $7,453
1955 $7,425
1954 $7,481
1953 $7,425
1952 $7,370
1951 $6,952
1950 $6,563
1949 $6,702
1948 $6,508
1947 $5,979
1946 $5,061
1945 $4,950
1944 $4,839
1943 $4,700
1942 $4,311
1941 $3,921
Year Equivalent
1940 $3,893
1939 $3,893
1938 $4,005
1937 $3,893
1936 $3,838
1935 $3,727
1934 $3,671
1933 $3,643
1932 $4,060
1931 $4,477
1930 $4,783
1929 $4,756
1928 $4,811
1927 $4,922
1926 $4,978
1925 $4,811
1924 $4,811
1923 $4,700
1922 $4,811
1921 $5,395
1920 $5,256
1919 $4,589
1918 $3,810
1917 $3,226
1916 $2,864
1915 $2,809
1914 $2,781