Calculate the Value of $42,000 in 1985

What is $42k in 1985 worth in today's money?
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$111,203
Adjusted for inflation, $42,000 in 1985 is equal to $111,203 in 2022.
Annual inflation over this period was 2.67%.
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How much is $42,000 in 1985 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2022 $111,203
2021 $103,893
2020 $102,497
2019 $100,207
2018 $98,329
2017 $96,298
2016 $94,340
2015 $93,657
2014 $92,954
2013 $91,579
2012 $90,012
2011 $87,422
2010 $86,134
2009 $83,852
2008 $83,775
2007 $80,490
2006 $78,496
2005 $75,903
2004 $73,510
2003 $72,154
2002 $70,479
2001 $69,402
2000 $67,128
1999 $65,373
1998 $64,336
1997 $63,259
1996 $61,225
1995 $59,709
Year Equivalent
1994 $58,154
1993 $56,598
1992 $55,003
1991 $53,368
1990 $50,296
1989 $48,063
1988 $46,028
1987 $44,074
1986 $43,595
1985 $42,000
1984 $40,405
1983 $38,929
1982 $37,493
1981 $34,422
1980 $30,593
1979 $27,003
1978 $24,769
1977 $23,214
1976 $22,137
1975 $20,701
1974 $18,427
1973 $16,952
1972 $16,393
1971 $15,875
1970 $15,037
1969 $14,160
1968 $13,521
1967 $13,123
Year Equivalent
1966 $12,684
1965 $12,444
1964 $12,325
1963 $12,125
1962 $11,966
1961 $11,886
1960 $11,726
1959 $11,527
1958 $11,328
1957 $11,009
1956 $10,689
1955 $10,650
1954 $10,729
1953 $10,650
1952 $10,570
1951 $9,972
1950 $9,413
1949 $9,613
1948 $9,333
1947 $8,575
1946 $7,259
1945 $7,100
1944 $6,940
1943 $6,741
1942 $6,182
1941 $5,624
1940 $5,584
1939 $5,584
Year Equivalent
1938 $5,744
1937 $5,584
1936 $5,504
1935 $5,345
1934 $5,265
1933 $5,225
1932 $5,823
1931 $6,422
1930 $6,860
1929 $6,821
1928 $6,900
1927 $7,060
1926 $7,140
1925 $6,900
1924 $6,900
1923 $6,741
1922 $6,900
1921 $7,738
1920 $7,538
1919 $6,581
1918 $5,464
1917 $4,627
1916 $4,108
1915 $4,028
1914 $3,989