Calculate the Value of $4,500 in 1942

What is $4.5k in 1942 worth in today's money?
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$80,943
Adjusted for inflation, $4,500 in 1942 is equal to $80,943 in 2022.
Annual inflation over this period was 3.68%.
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How much is $4,500 in 1942 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2022 $80,943
2021 $75,621
2020 $74,605
2019 $72,939
2018 $71,571
2017 $70,093
2016 $68,669
2015 $68,171
2014 $67,659
2013 $66,658
2012 $65,518
2011 $63,633
2010 $62,695
2009 $61,034
2008 $60,978
2007 $58,587
2006 $57,135
2005 $55,248
2004 $53,506
2003 $52,519
2002 $51,300
2001 $50,516
2000 $48,861
1999 $47,584
1998 $46,829
1997 $46,045
1996 $44,565
1995 $43,461
Year Equivalent
1994 $42,329
1993 $41,197
1992 $40,035
1991 $38,845
1990 $36,610
1989 $34,984
1988 $33,503
1987 $32,081
1986 $31,732
1985 $30,571
1984 $29,410
1983 $28,335
1982 $27,290
1981 $25,055
1980 $22,268
1979 $19,655
1978 $18,029
1977 $16,897
1976 $16,113
1975 $15,068
1974 $13,413
1973 $12,339
1972 $11,932
1971 $11,555
1970 $10,945
1969 $10,306
1968 $9,842
1967 $9,552
Year Equivalent
1966 $9,232
1965 $9,058
1964 $8,971
1963 $8,826
1962 $8,710
1961 $8,652
1960 $8,535
1959 $8,390
1958 $8,245
1957 $8,013
1956 $7,781
1955 $7,752
1954 $7,810
1953 $7,752
1952 $7,694
1951 $7,258
1950 $6,852
1949 $6,997
1948 $6,794
1947 $6,242
1946 $5,284
1945 $5,168
1944 $5,052
1943 $4,906
1942 $4,500
1941 $4,094
1940 $4,065
1939 $4,065
Year Equivalent
1938 $4,181
1937 $4,065
1936 $4,006
1935 $3,890
1934 $3,832
1933 $3,803
1932 $4,239
1931 $4,674
1930 $4,994
1929 $4,965
1928 $5,023
1927 $5,139
1926 $5,197
1925 $5,023
1924 $5,023
1923 $4,906
1922 $5,023
1921 $5,632
1920 $5,487
1919 $4,790
1918 $3,977
1917 $3,368
1916 $2,990
1915 $2,932
1914 $2,903