Calculate the Value of $4,000 in 1942

What is $4k in 1942 worth in today's money?
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$71,949
Adjusted for inflation, $4,000 in 1942 is equal to $71,949 in 2022.
Annual inflation over this period was 3.68%.
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How much is $4,000 in 1942 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2022 $71,949
2021 $67,219
2020 $66,316
2019 $64,834
2018 $63,619
2017 $62,305
2016 $61,039
2015 $60,597
2014 $60,142
2013 $59,252
2012 $58,238
2011 $56,562
2010 $55,729
2009 $54,252
2008 $54,203
2007 $52,077
2006 $50,787
2005 $49,110
2004 $47,561
2003 $46,684
2002 $45,600
2001 $44,903
2000 $43,432
1999 $42,297
1998 $41,626
1997 $40,929
1996 $39,613
1995 $38,632
Year Equivalent
1994 $37,626
1993 $36,619
1992 $35,587
1991 $34,529
1990 $32,542
1989 $31,097
1988 $29,781
1987 $28,516
1986 $28,206
1985 $27,174
1984 $26,142
1983 $25,187
1982 $24,258
1981 $22,271
1980 $19,794
1979 $17,471
1978 $16,026
1977 $15,019
1976 $14,323
1975 $13,394
1974 $11,923
1973 $10,968
1972 $10,606
1971 $10,271
1970 $9,729
1969 $9,161
1968 $8,748
1967 $8,490
Year Equivalent
1966 $8,206
1965 $8,052
1964 $7,974
1963 $7,845
1962 $7,742
1961 $7,690
1960 $7,587
1959 $7,458
1958 $7,329
1957 $7,123
1956 $6,916
1955 $6,890
1954 $6,942
1953 $6,890
1952 $6,839
1951 $6,452
1950 $6,090
1949 $6,219
1948 $6,039
1947 $5,548
1946 $4,697
1945 $4,594
1944 $4,490
1943 $4,361
1942 $4,000
1941 $3,639
1940 $3,613
1939 $3,613
Year Equivalent
1938 $3,716
1937 $3,613
1936 $3,561
1935 $3,458
1934 $3,406
1933 $3,381
1932 $3,768
1931 $4,155
1930 $4,439
1929 $4,413
1928 $4,465
1927 $4,568
1926 $4,619
1925 $4,465
1924 $4,465
1923 $4,361
1922 $4,465
1921 $5,006
1920 $4,877
1919 $4,258
1918 $3,535
1917 $2,994
1916 $2,658
1915 $2,606
1914 $2,581