Calculate the Value of $38,000 in 1948

What is $38k in 1948 worth in today's money?
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$452,755
Adjusted for inflation, $38,000 in 1948 is equal to $452,755 in 2022.
Annual inflation over this period was 3.41%.
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How much is $38,000 in 1948 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2022 $452,755
2021 $422,992
2020 $417,308
2019 $407,985
2018 $400,338
2017 $392,069
2016 $384,100
2015 $381,319
2014 $378,456
2013 $372,856
2012 $366,476
2011 $355,932
2010 $350,686
2009 $341,396
2008 $341,084
2007 $327,709
2006 $319,590
2005 $309,034
2004 $299,291
2003 $293,769
2002 $286,949
2001 $282,564
2000 $273,308
1999 $266,162
1998 $261,940
1997 $257,556
1996 $249,274
1995 $243,103
Year Equivalent
1994 $236,769
1993 $230,436
1992 $223,940
1991 $217,282
1990 $204,778
1989 $195,684
1988 $187,402
1987 $179,444
1986 $177,496
1985 $171,000
1984 $164,504
1983 $158,496
1982 $152,650
1981 $140,145
1980 $124,556
1979 $109,940
1978 $100,846
1977 $94,513
1976 $90,128
1975 $84,282
1974 $75,026
1973 $69,017
1972 $66,744
1971 $64,632
1970 $61,222
1969 $57,650
1968 $55,051
1967 $53,427
Year Equivalent
1966 $51,641
1965 $50,667
1964 $50,179
1963 $49,368
1962 $48,718
1961 $48,393
1960 $47,744
1959 $46,932
1958 $46,120
1957 $44,821
1956 $43,521
1955 $43,359
1954 $43,684
1953 $43,359
1952 $43,034
1951 $40,598
1950 $38,325
1949 $39,137
1948 $38,000
1947 $34,915
1946 $29,556
1945 $28,906
1944 $28,256
1943 $27,444
1942 $25,171
1941 $22,897
1940 $22,735
1939 $22,735
Year Equivalent
1938 $23,385
1937 $22,735
1936 $22,410
1935 $21,761
1934 $21,436
1933 $21,274
1932 $23,709
1931 $26,145
1930 $27,932
1929 $27,769
1928 $28,094
1927 $28,744
1926 $29,068
1925 $28,094
1924 $28,094
1923 $27,444
1922 $28,094
1921 $31,504
1920 $30,692
1919 $26,795
1918 $22,248
1917 $18,838
1916 $16,726
1915 $16,402
1914 $16,239