Calculate the Value of $2,500 in 1948

What is $2.5k in 1948 worth in today's money?
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$29,787
Adjusted for inflation, $2,500 in 1948 is equal to $29,787 in 2022.
Annual inflation over this period was 3.41%.
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How much is $2,500 in 1948 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2022 $29,787
2021 $27,828
2020 $27,454
2019 $26,841
2018 $26,338
2017 $25,794
2016 $25,270
2015 $25,087
2014 $24,898
2013 $24,530
2012 $24,110
2011 $23,417
2010 $23,071
2009 $22,460
2008 $22,440
2007 $21,560
2006 $21,026
2005 $20,331
2004 $19,690
2003 $19,327
2002 $18,878
2001 $18,590
2000 $17,981
1999 $17,511
1998 $17,233
1997 $16,944
1996 $16,400
1995 $15,994
Year Equivalent
1994 $15,577
1993 $15,160
1992 $14,733
1991 $14,295
1990 $13,472
1989 $12,874
1988 $12,329
1987 $11,806
1986 $11,677
1985 $11,250
1984 $10,823
1983 $10,427
1982 $10,043
1981 $9,220
1980 $8,194
1979 $7,233
1978 $6,635
1977 $6,218
1976 $5,929
1975 $5,545
1974 $4,936
1973 $4,541
1972 $4,391
1971 $4,252
1970 $4,028
1969 $3,793
1968 $3,622
1967 $3,515
Year Equivalent
1966 $3,397
1965 $3,333
1964 $3,301
1963 $3,248
1962 $3,205
1961 $3,184
1960 $3,141
1959 $3,088
1958 $3,034
1957 $2,949
1956 $2,863
1955 $2,853
1954 $2,874
1953 $2,853
1952 $2,831
1951 $2,671
1950 $2,521
1949 $2,575
1948 $2,500
1947 $2,297
1946 $1,944
1945 $1,902
1944 $1,859
1943 $1,806
1942 $1,656
1941 $1,506
1940 $1,496
1939 $1,496
Year Equivalent
1938 $1,538
1937 $1,496
1936 $1,474
1935 $1,432
1934 $1,410
1933 $1,400
1932 $1,560
1931 $1,720
1930 $1,838
1929 $1,827
1928 $1,848
1927 $1,891
1926 $1,912
1925 $1,848
1924 $1,848
1923 $1,806
1922 $1,848
1921 $2,073
1920 $2,019
1919 $1,763
1918 $1,464
1917 $1,239
1916 $1,100
1915 $1,079
1914 $1,068