Calculate the Value of $42,000 in 1961

What is $42k in 1961 worth in today's money?
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$392,942
Adjusted for inflation, $42,000 in 1961 is equal to $392,942 in 2022.
Annual inflation over this period was 3.73%.
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How much is $42,000 in 1961 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2022 $392,942
2021 $367,111
2020 $362,178
2019 $354,087
2018 $347,450
2017 $340,273
2016 $333,357
2015 $330,943
2014 $328,458
2013 $323,599
2012 $318,061
2011 $308,910
2010 $304,358
2009 $296,294
2008 $296,024
2007 $284,416
2006 $277,369
2005 $268,208
2004 $259,752
2003 $254,960
2002 $249,040
2001 $245,235
2000 $237,201
1999 $231,000
1998 $227,336
1997 $223,530
1996 $216,342
1995 $210,987
Year Equivalent
1994 $205,490
1993 $199,993
1992 $194,356
1991 $188,577
1990 $177,725
1989 $169,832
1988 $162,644
1987 $155,738
1986 $154,047
1985 $148,409
1984 $142,772
1983 $137,557
1982 $132,483
1981 $121,631
1980 $108,101
1979 $95,416
1978 $87,523
1977 $82,027
1976 $78,221
1975 $73,148
1974 $65,114
1973 $59,899
1972 $57,926
1971 $56,094
1970 $53,134
1969 $50,034
1968 $47,779
1967 $46,369
Year Equivalent
1966 $44,819
1965 $43,973
1964 $43,550
1963 $42,846
1962 $42,282
1961 $42,000
1960 $41,436
1959 $40,732
1958 $40,027
1957 $38,899
1956 $37,772
1955 $37,631
1954 $37,913
1953 $37,631
1952 $37,349
1951 $35,235
1950 $33,262
1949 $33,966
1948 $32,980
1947 $30,302
1946 $25,651
1945 $25,087
1944 $24,523
1943 $23,819
1942 $21,846
1941 $19,872
1940 $19,732
1939 $19,732
Year Equivalent
1938 $20,295
1937 $19,732
1936 $19,450
1935 $18,886
1934 $18,604
1933 $18,463
1932 $20,577
1931 $22,691
1930 $24,242
1929 $24,101
1928 $24,383
1927 $24,946
1926 $25,228
1925 $24,383
1924 $24,383
1923 $23,819
1922 $24,383
1921 $27,342
1920 $26,638
1919 $23,255
1918 $19,309
1917 $16,349
1916 $14,517
1915 $14,235
1914 $14,094