Calculate the Value of $251 in 1981

What is $251 in 1981 worth in today's money?
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$758
Adjusted for inflation, $251 in 1981 is equal to $758 in 2021.
Annual inflation over this period was 2.80%.
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How much is $251 in 1981 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2021 $758
2020 $747
2019 $731
2018 $717
2017 $702
2016 $688
2015 $683
2014 $678
2013 $668
2012 $656
2011 $637
2010 $628
2009 $611
2008 $611
2007 $587
2006 $572
2005 $553
2004 $536
2003 $526
2002 $514
2001 $506
2000 $489
1999 $477
1998 $469
1997 $461
1996 $446
1995 $435
Year Equivalent
1994 $424
1993 $413
1992 $401
1991 $389
1990 $367
1989 $350
1988 $336
1987 $321
1986 $318
1985 $306
1984 $295
1983 $284
1982 $273
1981 $251
1980 $223
1979 $197
1978 $181
1977 $169
1976 $161
1975 $151
1974 $134
1973 $124
1972 $120
1971 $116
1970 $110
1969 $103
1968 $99
Year Equivalent
1967 $96
1966 $92
1965 $91
1964 $90
1963 $88
1962 $87
1961 $87
1960 $86
1959 $84
1958 $83
1957 $80
1956 $78
1955 $78
1954 $78
1953 $78
1952 $77
1951 $73
1950 $69
1949 $70
1948 $68
1947 $63
1946 $53
1945 $52
1944 $51
1943 $49
1942 $45
1941 $41
Year Equivalent
1940 $41
1939 $41
1938 $42
1937 $41
1936 $40
1935 $39
1934 $38
1933 $38
1932 $42
1931 $47
1930 $50
1929 $50
1928 $50
1927 $51
1926 $52
1925 $50
1924 $50
1923 $49
1922 $50
1921 $56
1920 $55
1919 $48
1918 $40
1917 $34
1916 $30
1915 $29
1914 $29