Calculate the Value of $250,000 in 1938

What is $250k in 1938 worth in today's money?
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$4,522,118
Adjusted for inflation, $250,000 in 1938 is equal to $4,522,118 in 2021.
Annual inflation over this period was 3.55%.
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How much is $250,000 in 1938 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2021 $4,522,118
2020 $4,461,354
2019 $4,361,684
2018 $4,279,931
2017 $4,191,528
2016 $4,106,337
2015 $4,076,597
2014 $4,045,990
2013 $3,986,128
2012 $3,917,917
2011 $3,805,191
2010 $3,749,115
2009 $3,649,792
2008 $3,646,458
2007 $3,503,472
2006 $3,416,667
2005 $3,303,819
2004 $3,199,653
2003 $3,140,625
2002 $3,067,708
2001 $3,020,833
2000 $2,921,875
1999 $2,845,486
1998 $2,800,347
1997 $2,753,472
1996 $2,664,931
1995 $2,598,958
Year Equivalent
1994 $2,531,250
1993 $2,463,542
1992 $2,394,097
1991 $2,322,917
1990 $2,189,236
1989 $2,092,014
1988 $2,003,472
1987 $1,918,403
1986 $1,897,569
1985 $1,828,125
1984 $1,758,681
1983 $1,694,444
1982 $1,631,944
1981 $1,498,264
1980 $1,331,597
1979 $1,175,347
1978 $1,078,125
1977 $1,010,417
1976 $963,542
1975 $901,042
1974 $802,083
1973 $737,847
1972 $713,542
1971 $690,972
1970 $654,514
1969 $616,319
1968 $588,542
Year Equivalent
1967 $571,181
1966 $552,083
1965 $541,667
1964 $536,458
1963 $527,778
1962 $520,833
1961 $517,361
1960 $510,417
1959 $501,736
1958 $493,056
1957 $479,167
1956 $465,278
1955 $463,542
1954 $467,014
1953 $463,542
1952 $460,069
1951 $434,028
1950 $409,722
1949 $418,403
1948 $406,250
1947 $373,264
1946 $315,972
1945 $309,028
1944 $302,083
1943 $293,403
1942 $269,097
1941 $244,792
Year Equivalent
1940 $243,056
1939 $243,056
1938 $250,000
1937 $243,056
1936 $239,583
1935 $232,639
1934 $229,167
1933 $227,431
1932 $253,472
1931 $279,514
1930 $298,611
1929 $296,875
1928 $300,347
1927 $307,292
1926 $310,764
1925 $300,347
1924 $300,347
1923 $293,403
1922 $300,347
1921 $336,806
1920 $328,125
1919 $286,458
1918 $237,847
1917 $201,389
1916 $178,819
1915 $175,347
1914 $173,611