Calculate the Value of $42,000 in 1971

What is $42k in 1971 worth in today's money?
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$294,213
Adjusted for inflation, $42,000 in 1971 is equal to $294,213 in 2022.
Annual inflation over this period was 3.89%.
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How much is $42,000 in 1971 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2022 $294,213
2021 $274,872
2020 $271,179
2019 $265,120
2018 $260,151
2017 $254,777
2016 $249,599
2015 $247,792
2014 $245,931
2013 $242,293
2012 $238,146
2011 $231,294
2010 $227,886
2009 $221,849
2008 $221,646
2007 $212,955
2006 $207,678
2005 $200,819
2004 $194,487
2003 $190,899
2002 $186,467
2001 $183,618
2000 $177,603
1999 $172,960
1998 $170,216
1997 $167,367
1996 $161,985
1995 $157,975
Year Equivalent
1994 $153,859
1993 $149,744
1992 $145,523
1991 $141,196
1990 $133,070
1989 $127,161
1988 $121,779
1987 $116,608
1986 $115,342
1985 $111,121
1984 $106,899
1983 $102,995
1982 $99,196
1981 $91,070
1980 $80,940
1979 $71,442
1978 $65,533
1977 $61,417
1976 $58,568
1975 $54,769
1974 $48,754
1973 $44,849
1972 $43,372
1971 $42,000
1970 $39,784
1969 $37,462
1968 $35,774
1967 $34,719
Year Equivalent
1966 $33,558
1965 $32,925
1964 $32,608
1963 $32,080
1962 $31,658
1961 $31,447
1960 $31,025
1959 $30,497
1958 $29,970
1957 $29,126
1956 $28,281
1955 $28,176
1954 $28,387
1953 $28,176
1952 $27,965
1951 $26,382
1950 $24,905
1949 $25,432
1948 $24,693
1947 $22,688
1946 $19,206
1945 $18,784
1944 $18,362
1943 $17,834
1942 $16,357
1941 $14,879
1940 $14,774
1939 $14,774
Year Equivalent
1938 $15,196
1937 $14,774
1936 $14,563
1935 $14,141
1934 $13,930
1933 $13,824
1932 $15,407
1931 $16,990
1930 $18,151
1929 $18,045
1928 $18,256
1927 $18,678
1926 $18,889
1925 $18,256
1924 $18,256
1923 $17,834
1922 $18,256
1921 $20,472
1920 $19,945
1919 $17,412
1918 $14,457
1917 $12,241
1916 $10,869
1915 $10,658
1914 $10,553