Calculate the Value of $42,000 in 1997

What is $42k in 1997 worth in today's money?
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$73,832
Adjusted for inflation, $42,000 in 1997 is equal to $73,832 in 2022.
Annual inflation over this period was 2.28%.
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How much is $42,000 in 1997 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2022 $73,832
2021 $68,978
2020 $68,051
2019 $66,531
2018 $65,284
2017 $63,935
2016 $62,636
2015 $62,182
2014 $61,715
2013 $60,802
2012 $59,762
2011 $58,042
2010 $57,187
2009 $55,672
2008 $55,621
2007 $53,440
2006 $52,116
2005 $50,395
2004 $48,806
2003 $47,905
2002 $46,793
2001 $46,078
2000 $44,569
1999 $43,404
1998 $42,715
1997 $42,000
1996 $40,649
1995 $39,643
Year Equivalent
1994 $38,610
1993 $37,578
1992 $36,518
1991 $35,433
1990 $33,393
1989 $31,910
1988 $30,560
1987 $29,262
1986 $28,945
1985 $27,885
1984 $26,826
1983 $25,846
1982 $24,893
1981 $22,854
1980 $20,311
1979 $17,928
1978 $16,445
1977 $15,412
1976 $14,697
1975 $13,744
1974 $12,235
1973 $11,255
1972 $10,884
1971 $10,540
1970 $9,984
1969 $9,401
1968 $8,977
1967 $8,712
Year Equivalent
1966 $8,421
1965 $8,262
1964 $8,183
1963 $8,050
1962 $7,945
1961 $7,892
1960 $7,786
1959 $7,653
1958 $7,521
1957 $7,309
1956 $7,097
1955 $7,071
1954 $7,124
1953 $7,071
1952 $7,018
1951 $6,620
1950 $6,250
1949 $6,382
1948 $6,197
1947 $5,694
1946 $4,820
1945 $4,714
1944 $4,608
1943 $4,475
1942 $4,105
1941 $3,734
1940 $3,707
1939 $3,707
Year Equivalent
1938 $3,813
1937 $3,707
1936 $3,654
1935 $3,549
1934 $3,496
1933 $3,469
1932 $3,866
1931 $4,264
1930 $4,555
1929 $4,528
1928 $4,581
1927 $4,687
1926 $4,740
1925 $4,581
1924 $4,581
1923 $4,475
1922 $4,581
1921 $5,137
1920 $5,005
1919 $4,369
1918 $3,628
1917 $3,072
1916 $2,728
1915 $2,675
1914 $2,648