Calculate the Value of $2,500 in 1942

What is $2.5k in 1942 worth in today's money?
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$44,968
Adjusted for inflation, $2,500 in 1942 is equal to $44,968 in 2022.
Annual inflation over this period was 3.68%.
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How much is $2,500 in 1942 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2022 $44,968
2021 $42,012
2020 $41,447
2019 $40,521
2018 $39,762
2017 $38,941
2016 $38,149
2015 $37,873
2014 $37,589
2013 $37,032
2012 $36,399
2011 $35,351
2010 $34,830
2009 $33,908
2008 $33,877
2007 $32,548
2006 $31,742
2005 $30,694
2004 $29,726
2003 $29,177
2002 $28,500
2001 $28,065
2000 $27,145
1999 $26,435
1998 $26,016
1997 $25,581
1996 $24,758
1995 $24,145
Year Equivalent
1994 $23,516
1993 $22,887
1992 $22,242
1991 $21,581
1990 $20,339
1989 $19,435
1988 $18,613
1987 $17,823
1986 $17,629
1985 $16,984
1984 $16,339
1983 $15,742
1982 $15,161
1981 $13,919
1980 $12,371
1979 $10,919
1978 $10,016
1977 $9,387
1976 $8,952
1975 $8,371
1974 $7,452
1973 $6,855
1972 $6,629
1971 $6,419
1970 $6,081
1969 $5,726
1968 $5,468
1967 $5,306
Year Equivalent
1966 $5,129
1965 $5,032
1964 $4,984
1963 $4,903
1962 $4,839
1961 $4,806
1960 $4,742
1959 $4,661
1958 $4,581
1957 $4,452
1956 $4,323
1955 $4,306
1954 $4,339
1953 $4,306
1952 $4,274
1951 $4,032
1950 $3,806
1949 $3,887
1948 $3,774
1947 $3,468
1946 $2,935
1945 $2,871
1944 $2,806
1943 $2,726
1942 $2,500
1941 $2,274
1940 $2,258
1939 $2,258
Year Equivalent
1938 $2,323
1937 $2,258
1936 $2,226
1935 $2,161
1934 $2,129
1933 $2,113
1932 $2,355
1931 $2,597
1930 $2,774
1929 $2,758
1928 $2,790
1927 $2,855
1926 $2,887
1925 $2,790
1924 $2,790
1923 $2,726
1922 $2,790
1921 $3,129
1920 $3,048
1919 $2,661
1918 $2,210
1917 $1,871
1916 $1,661
1915 $1,629
1914 $1,613