Calculate the Value of $274 in 1979

What is $274 in 1979 worth in today's money?
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$1,054
Adjusted for inflation, $274 in 1979 is equal to $1,054 in 2021.
Annual inflation over this period was 3.26%.
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How much is $274 in 1979 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2021 $1,054
2020 $1,040
2019 $1,017
2018 $998
2017 $977
2016 $957
2015 $950
2014 $943
2013 $929
2012 $913
2011 $887
2010 $874
2009 $851
2008 $850
2007 $817
2006 $797
2005 $770
2004 $746
2003 $732
2002 $715
2001 $704
2000 $681
1999 $663
1998 $653
1997 $642
1996 $621
1995 $606
Year Equivalent
1994 $590
1993 $574
1992 $558
1991 $542
1990 $510
1989 $488
1988 $467
1987 $447
1986 $442
1985 $426
1984 $410
1983 $395
1982 $380
1981 $349
1980 $310
1979 $274
1978 $251
1977 $236
1976 $225
1975 $210
1974 $187
1973 $172
1972 $166
1971 $161
1970 $153
1969 $144
1968 $137
Year Equivalent
1967 $133
1966 $129
1965 $126
1964 $125
1963 $123
1962 $121
1961 $121
1960 $119
1959 $117
1958 $115
1957 $112
1956 $108
1955 $108
1954 $109
1953 $108
1952 $107
1951 $101
1950 $96
1949 $98
1948 $95
1947 $87
1946 $74
1945 $72
1944 $70
1943 $68
1942 $63
1941 $57
Year Equivalent
1940 $57
1939 $57
1938 $58
1937 $57
1936 $56
1935 $54
1934 $53
1933 $53
1932 $59
1931 $65
1930 $70
1929 $69
1928 $70
1927 $72
1926 $72
1925 $70
1924 $70
1923 $68
1922 $70
1921 $79
1920 $76
1919 $67
1918 $55
1917 $47
1916 $42
1915 $41
1914 $40