Calculate the Value of $2,500 in 1940

What is $2.5k in 1940 worth in today's money?
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$46,513
Adjusted for inflation, $2,500 in 1940 is equal to $46,513 in 2021.
Annual inflation over this period was 3.68%.
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How much is $2,500 in 1940 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2021 $46,513
2020 $45,888
2019 $44,863
2018 $44,022
2017 $43,113
2016 $42,237
2015 $41,931
2014 $41,616
2013 $41,000
2012 $40,299
2011 $39,139
2010 $38,562
2009 $37,541
2008 $37,506
2007 $36,036
2006 $35,143
2005 $33,982
2004 $32,911
2003 $32,304
2002 $31,554
2001 $31,071
2000 $30,054
1999 $29,268
1998 $28,804
1997 $28,321
1996 $27,411
1995 $26,732
Year Equivalent
1994 $26,036
1993 $25,339
1992 $24,625
1991 $23,893
1990 $22,518
1989 $21,518
1988 $20,607
1987 $19,732
1986 $19,518
1985 $18,804
1984 $18,089
1983 $17,429
1982 $16,786
1981 $15,411
1980 $13,696
1979 $12,089
1978 $11,089
1977 $10,393
1976 $9,911
1975 $9,268
1974 $8,250
1973 $7,589
1972 $7,339
1971 $7,107
1970 $6,732
1969 $6,339
1968 $6,054
Year Equivalent
1967 $5,875
1966 $5,679
1965 $5,571
1964 $5,518
1963 $5,429
1962 $5,357
1961 $5,321
1960 $5,250
1959 $5,161
1958 $5,071
1957 $4,929
1956 $4,786
1955 $4,768
1954 $4,804
1953 $4,768
1952 $4,732
1951 $4,464
1950 $4,214
1949 $4,304
1948 $4,179
1947 $3,839
1946 $3,250
1945 $3,179
1944 $3,107
1943 $3,018
1942 $2,768
1941 $2,518
Year Equivalent
1940 $2,500
1939 $2,500
1938 $2,571
1937 $2,500
1936 $2,464
1935 $2,393
1934 $2,357
1933 $2,339
1932 $2,607
1931 $2,875
1930 $3,071
1929 $3,054
1928 $3,089
1927 $3,161
1926 $3,196
1925 $3,089
1924 $3,089
1923 $3,018
1922 $3,089
1921 $3,464
1920 $3,375
1919 $2,946
1918 $2,446
1917 $2,071
1916 $1,839
1915 $1,804
1914 $1,786