Calculate the Value of $2,700 in 1938

What is $2.7k in 1938 worth in today's money?
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$48,839
Adjusted for inflation, $2,700 in 1938 is equal to $48,839 in 2021.
Annual inflation over this period was 3.55%.
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How much is $2,700 in 1938 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2021 $48,839
2020 $48,183
2019 $47,106
2018 $46,223
2017 $45,269
2016 $44,348
2015 $44,027
2014 $43,697
2013 $43,050
2012 $42,314
2011 $41,096
2010 $40,490
2009 $39,418
2008 $39,382
2007 $37,838
2006 $36,900
2005 $35,681
2004 $34,556
2003 $33,919
2002 $33,131
2001 $32,625
2000 $31,556
1999 $30,731
1998 $30,244
1997 $29,738
1996 $28,781
1995 $28,069
Year Equivalent
1994 $27,338
1993 $26,606
1992 $25,856
1991 $25,088
1990 $23,644
1989 $22,594
1988 $21,638
1987 $20,719
1986 $20,494
1985 $19,744
1984 $18,994
1983 $18,300
1982 $17,625
1981 $16,181
1980 $14,381
1979 $12,694
1978 $11,644
1977 $10,913
1976 $10,406
1975 $9,731
1974 $8,663
1973 $7,969
1972 $7,706
1971 $7,463
1970 $7,069
1969 $6,656
1968 $6,356
Year Equivalent
1967 $6,169
1966 $5,963
1965 $5,850
1964 $5,794
1963 $5,700
1962 $5,625
1961 $5,588
1960 $5,513
1959 $5,419
1958 $5,325
1957 $5,175
1956 $5,025
1955 $5,006
1954 $5,044
1953 $5,006
1952 $4,969
1951 $4,688
1950 $4,425
1949 $4,519
1948 $4,388
1947 $4,031
1946 $3,413
1945 $3,338
1944 $3,263
1943 $3,169
1942 $2,906
1941 $2,644
Year Equivalent
1940 $2,625
1939 $2,625
1938 $2,700
1937 $2,625
1936 $2,588
1935 $2,513
1934 $2,475
1933 $2,456
1932 $2,738
1931 $3,019
1930 $3,225
1929 $3,206
1928 $3,244
1927 $3,319
1926 $3,356
1925 $3,244
1924 $3,244
1923 $3,169
1922 $3,244
1921 $3,638
1920 $3,544
1919 $3,094
1918 $2,569
1917 $2,175
1916 $1,931
1915 $1,894
1914 $1,875