Calculate the Value of $4,000 in 1938

What is $4k in 1938 worth in today's money?
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$77,445
Adjusted for inflation, $4,000 in 1938 is equal to $77,445 in 2022.
Annual inflation over this period was 3.59%.
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How much is $4,000 in 1938 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2022 $77,445
2021 $72,354
2020 $71,382
2019 $69,787
2018 $68,479
2017 $67,064
2016 $65,701
2015 $65,226
2014 $64,736
2013 $63,778
2012 $62,687
2011 $60,883
2010 $59,986
2009 $58,397
2008 $58,343
2007 $56,056
2006 $54,667
2005 $52,861
2004 $51,194
2003 $50,250
2002 $49,083
2001 $48,333
2000 $46,750
1999 $45,528
1998 $44,806
1997 $44,056
1996 $42,639
1995 $41,583
Year Equivalent
1994 $40,500
1993 $39,417
1992 $38,306
1991 $37,167
1990 $35,028
1989 $33,472
1988 $32,056
1987 $30,694
1986 $30,361
1985 $29,250
1984 $28,139
1983 $27,111
1982 $26,111
1981 $23,972
1980 $21,306
1979 $18,806
1978 $17,250
1977 $16,167
1976 $15,417
1975 $14,417
1974 $12,833
1973 $11,806
1972 $11,417
1971 $11,056
1970 $10,472
1969 $9,861
1968 $9,417
1967 $9,139
Year Equivalent
1966 $8,833
1965 $8,667
1964 $8,583
1963 $8,444
1962 $8,333
1961 $8,278
1960 $8,167
1959 $8,028
1958 $7,889
1957 $7,667
1956 $7,444
1955 $7,417
1954 $7,472
1953 $7,417
1952 $7,361
1951 $6,944
1950 $6,556
1949 $6,694
1948 $6,500
1947 $5,972
1946 $5,056
1945 $4,944
1944 $4,833
1943 $4,694
1942 $4,306
1941 $3,917
1940 $3,889
1939 $3,889
Year Equivalent
1938 $4,000
1937 $3,889
1936 $3,833
1935 $3,722
1934 $3,667
1933 $3,639
1932 $4,056
1931 $4,472
1930 $4,778
1929 $4,750
1928 $4,806
1927 $4,917
1926 $4,972
1925 $4,806
1924 $4,806
1923 $4,694
1922 $4,806
1921 $5,389
1920 $5,250
1919 $4,583
1918 $3,806
1917 $3,222
1916 $2,861
1915 $2,806
1914 $2,778