Calculate the Value of $261 in 1978

What is $261 in 1978 worth in today's money?
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$1,095
Adjusted for inflation, $261 in 1978 is equal to $1,095 in 2021.
Annual inflation over this period was 3.39%.
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How much is $261 in 1978 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2021 $1,095
2020 $1,080
2019 $1,056
2018 $1,036
2017 $1,015
2016 $994
2015 $987
2014 $979
2013 $965
2012 $948
2011 $921
2010 $908
2009 $884
2008 $883
2007 $848
2006 $827
2005 $800
2004 $775
2003 $760
2002 $743
2001 $731
2000 $707
1999 $689
1998 $678
1997 $667
1996 $645
1995 $629
Year Equivalent
1994 $613
1993 $596
1992 $580
1991 $562
1990 $530
1989 $506
1988 $485
1987 $464
1986 $459
1985 $443
1984 $426
1983 $410
1982 $395
1981 $363
1980 $322
1979 $285
1978 $261
1977 $245
1976 $233
1975 $218
1974 $194
1973 $179
1972 $173
1971 $167
1970 $158
1969 $149
1968 $142
Year Equivalent
1967 $138
1966 $134
1965 $131
1964 $130
1963 $128
1962 $126
1961 $125
1960 $124
1959 $121
1958 $119
1957 $116
1956 $113
1955 $112
1954 $113
1953 $112
1952 $111
1951 $105
1950 $99
1949 $101
1948 $98
1947 $90
1946 $76
1945 $75
1944 $73
1943 $71
1942 $65
1941 $59
Year Equivalent
1940 $59
1939 $59
1938 $61
1937 $59
1936 $58
1935 $56
1934 $55
1933 $55
1932 $61
1931 $68
1930 $72
1929 $72
1928 $73
1927 $74
1926 $75
1925 $73
1924 $73
1923 $71
1922 $73
1921 $82
1920 $79
1919 $69
1918 $58
1917 $49
1916 $43
1915 $42
1914 $42