Calculate the Value of $2,500 in 1949

What is $2.5k in 1949 worth in today's money?
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$28,921
Adjusted for inflation, $2,500 in 1949 is equal to $28,921 in 2022.
Annual inflation over this period was 3.41%.
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How much is $2,500 in 1949 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2022 $28,921
2021 $27,020
2020 $26,657
2019 $26,062
2018 $25,573
2017 $25,045
2016 $24,536
2015 $24,358
2014 $24,175
2013 $23,818
2012 $23,410
2011 $22,736
2010 $22,401
2009 $21,808
2008 $21,788
2007 $20,934
2006 $20,415
2005 $19,741
2004 $19,118
2003 $18,766
2002 $18,330
2001 $18,050
2000 $17,459
1999 $17,002
1998 $16,732
1997 $16,452
1996 $15,923
1995 $15,529
Year Equivalent
1994 $15,124
1993 $14,720
1992 $14,305
1991 $13,880
1990 $13,081
1989 $12,500
1988 $11,971
1987 $11,463
1986 $11,338
1985 $10,923
1984 $10,508
1983 $10,124
1982 $9,751
1981 $8,952
1980 $7,956
1979 $7,023
1978 $6,442
1977 $6,037
1976 $5,757
1975 $5,384
1974 $4,793
1973 $4,409
1972 $4,263
1971 $4,129
1970 $3,911
1969 $3,683
1968 $3,517
1967 $3,413
Year Equivalent
1966 $3,299
1965 $3,237
1964 $3,205
1963 $3,154
1962 $3,112
1961 $3,091
1960 $3,050
1959 $2,998
1958 $2,946
1957 $2,863
1956 $2,780
1955 $2,770
1954 $2,790
1953 $2,770
1952 $2,749
1951 $2,593
1950 $2,448
1949 $2,500
1948 $2,427
1947 $2,230
1946 $1,888
1945 $1,846
1944 $1,805
1943 $1,753
1942 $1,608
1941 $1,463
1940 $1,452
1939 $1,452
Year Equivalent
1938 $1,494
1937 $1,452
1936 $1,432
1935 $1,390
1934 $1,369
1933 $1,359
1932 $1,515
1931 $1,670
1930 $1,784
1929 $1,774
1928 $1,795
1927 $1,836
1926 $1,857
1925 $1,795
1924 $1,795
1923 $1,753
1922 $1,795
1921 $2,012
1920 $1,961
1919 $1,712
1918 $1,421
1917 $1,203
1916 $1,068
1915 $1,048
1914 $1,037