Calculate the Value of $250 in 1972

What is $250 in 1972 worth in today's money?
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$1,696
Adjusted for inflation, $250 in 1972 is equal to $1,696 in 2022.
Annual inflation over this period was 3.90%.
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How much is $250 in 1972 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2022 $1,696
2021 $1,584
2020 $1,563
2019 $1,528
2018 $1,500
2017 $1,469
2016 $1,439
2015 $1,428
2014 $1,418
2013 $1,397
2012 $1,373
2011 $1,333
2010 $1,314
2009 $1,279
2008 $1,278
2007 $1,227
2006 $1,197
2005 $1,158
2004 $1,121
2003 $1,100
2002 $1,075
2001 $1,058
2000 $1,024
1999 $997
1998 $981
1997 $965
1996 $934
1995 $911
Year Equivalent
1994 $887
1993 $863
1992 $839
1991 $814
1990 $767
1989 $733
1988 $702
1987 $672
1986 $665
1985 $641
1984 $616
1983 $594
1982 $572
1981 $525
1980 $467
1979 $412
1978 $378
1977 $354
1976 $338
1975 $316
1974 $281
1973 $259
1972 $250
1971 $242
1970 $229
1969 $216
1968 $206
1967 $200
Year Equivalent
1966 $193
1965 $190
1964 $188
1963 $185
1962 $182
1961 $181
1960 $179
1959 $176
1958 $173
1957 $168
1956 $163
1955 $162
1954 $164
1953 $162
1952 $161
1951 $152
1950 $144
1949 $147
1948 $142
1947 $131
1946 $111
1945 $108
1944 $106
1943 $103
1942 $94
1941 $86
1940 $85
1939 $85
Year Equivalent
1938 $88
1937 $85
1936 $84
1935 $82
1934 $80
1933 $80
1932 $89
1931 $98
1930 $105
1929 $104
1928 $105
1927 $108
1926 $109
1925 $105
1924 $105
1923 $103
1922 $105
1921 $118
1920 $115
1919 $100
1918 $83
1917 $71
1916 $63
1915 $61
1914 $61