Calculate the Value of $4,000 in 1979

What is $4k in 1979 worth in today's money?
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$16,473
Adjusted for inflation, $4,000 in 1979 is equal to $16,473 in 2022.
Annual inflation over this period was 3.35%.
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How much is $4,000 in 1979 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2022 $16,473
2021 $15,390
2020 $15,183
2019 $14,844
2018 $14,566
2017 $14,265
2016 $13,975
2015 $13,874
2014 $13,770
2013 $13,566
2012 $13,334
2011 $12,950
2010 $12,759
2009 $12,421
2008 $12,410
2007 $11,923
2006 $11,628
2005 $11,244
2004 $10,889
2003 $10,688
2002 $10,440
2001 $10,281
2000 $9,944
1999 $9,684
1998 $9,530
1997 $9,371
1996 $9,069
1995 $8,845
Year Equivalent
1994 $8,614
1993 $8,384
1992 $8,148
1991 $7,905
1990 $7,451
1989 $7,120
1988 $6,818
1987 $6,529
1986 $6,458
1985 $6,222
1984 $5,985
1983 $5,767
1982 $5,554
1981 $5,099
1980 $4,532
1979 $4,000
1978 $3,669
1977 $3,439
1976 $3,279
1975 $3,066
1974 $2,730
1973 $2,511
1972 $2,428
1971 $2,352
1970 $2,227
1969 $2,097
1968 $2,003
1967 $1,944
Year Equivalent
1966 $1,879
1965 $1,843
1964 $1,826
1963 $1,796
1962 $1,773
1961 $1,761
1960 $1,737
1959 $1,708
1958 $1,678
1957 $1,631
1956 $1,583
1955 $1,578
1954 $1,589
1953 $1,578
1952 $1,566
1951 $1,477
1950 $1,394
1949 $1,424
1948 $1,383
1947 $1,270
1946 $1,075
1945 $1,052
1944 $1,028
1943 $999
1942 $916
1941 $833
1940 $827
1939 $827
Year Equivalent
1938 $851
1937 $827
1936 $815
1935 $792
1934 $780
1933 $774
1932 $863
1931 $951
1930 $1,016
1929 $1,010
1928 $1,022
1927 $1,046
1926 $1,058
1925 $1,022
1924 $1,022
1923 $999
1922 $1,022
1921 $1,146
1920 $1,117
1919 $975
1918 $809
1917 $685
1916 $609
1915 $597
1914 $591