Calculate the Value of $397 in 1946

What is $397 in 1946 worth in today's money?
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$5,682
Adjusted for inflation, $397 in 1946 is equal to $5,682 in 2021.
Annual inflation over this period was 3.61%.
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How much is $397 in 1946 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2021 $5,682
2020 $5,605
2019 $5,480
2018 $5,377
2017 $5,266
2016 $5,159
2015 $5,122
2014 $5,084
2013 $5,008
2012 $4,923
2011 $4,781
2010 $4,711
2009 $4,586
2008 $4,582
2007 $4,402
2006 $4,293
2005 $4,151
2004 $4,020
2003 $3,946
2002 $3,854
2001 $3,795
2000 $3,671
1999 $3,575
1998 $3,518
1997 $3,460
1996 $3,348
1995 $3,265
Year Equivalent
1994 $3,180
1993 $3,095
1992 $3,008
1991 $2,919
1990 $2,751
1989 $2,628
1988 $2,517
1987 $2,410
1986 $2,384
1985 $2,297
1984 $2,210
1983 $2,129
1982 $2,050
1981 $1,882
1980 $1,673
1979 $1,477
1978 $1,355
1977 $1,270
1976 $1,211
1975 $1,132
1974 $1,008
1973 $927
1972 $897
1971 $868
1970 $822
1969 $774
1968 $739
Year Equivalent
1967 $718
1966 $694
1965 $681
1964 $674
1963 $663
1962 $654
1961 $650
1960 $641
1959 $630
1958 $619
1957 $602
1956 $585
1955 $582
1954 $587
1953 $582
1952 $578
1951 $545
1950 $515
1949 $526
1948 $510
1947 $469
1946 $397
1945 $388
1944 $380
1943 $369
1942 $338
1941 $308
Year Equivalent
1940 $305
1939 $305
1938 $314
1937 $305
1936 $301
1935 $292
1934 $288
1933 $286
1932 $318
1931 $351
1930 $375
1929 $373
1928 $377
1927 $386
1926 $390
1925 $377
1924 $377
1923 $369
1922 $377
1921 $423
1920 $412
1919 $360
1918 $299
1917 $253
1916 $225
1915 $220
1914 $218