Calculate the Value of $2,500 in 1955

What is $2.5k in 1955 worth in today's money?
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$26,105
Adjusted for inflation, $2,500 in 1955 is equal to $26,105 in 2022.
Annual inflation over this period was 3.56%.
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How much is $2,500 in 1955 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2022 $26,105
2021 $24,389
2020 $24,061
2019 $23,524
2018 $23,083
2017 $22,606
2016 $22,147
2015 $21,986
2014 $21,821
2013 $21,498
2012 $21,130
2011 $20,522
2010 $20,220
2009 $19,684
2008 $19,666
2007 $18,895
2006 $18,427
2005 $17,818
2004 $17,257
2003 $16,938
2002 $16,545
2001 $16,292
2000 $15,758
1999 $15,346
1998 $15,103
1997 $14,850
1996 $14,373
1995 $14,017
Year Equivalent
1994 $13,652
1993 $13,287
1992 $12,912
1991 $12,528
1990 $11,807
1989 $11,283
1988 $10,805
1987 $10,346
1986 $10,234
1985 $9,860
1984 $9,485
1983 $9,139
1982 $8,801
1981 $8,081
1980 $7,182
1979 $6,339
1978 $5,815
1977 $5,449
1976 $5,197
1975 $4,860
1974 $4,326
1973 $3,979
1972 $3,848
1971 $3,727
1970 $3,530
1969 $3,324
1968 $3,174
1967 $3,081
Year Equivalent
1966 $2,978
1965 $2,921
1964 $2,893
1963 $2,846
1962 $2,809
1961 $2,790
1960 $2,753
1959 $2,706
1958 $2,659
1957 $2,584
1956 $2,509
1955 $2,500
1954 $2,519
1953 $2,500
1952 $2,481
1951 $2,341
1950 $2,210
1949 $2,257
1948 $2,191
1947 $2,013
1946 $1,704
1945 $1,667
1944 $1,629
1943 $1,582
1942 $1,451
1941 $1,320
1940 $1,311
1939 $1,311
Year Equivalent
1938 $1,348
1937 $1,311
1936 $1,292
1935 $1,255
1934 $1,236
1933 $1,227
1932 $1,367
1931 $1,507
1930 $1,610
1929 $1,601
1928 $1,620
1927 $1,657
1926 $1,676
1925 $1,620
1924 $1,620
1923 $1,582
1922 $1,620
1921 $1,816
1920 $1,770
1919 $1,545
1918 $1,283
1917 $1,086
1916 $964
1915 $946
1914 $936