Calculate the Value of $4,500 in 1961

What is $4.5k in 1961 worth in today's money?
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$42,101
Adjusted for inflation, $4,500 in 1961 is equal to $42,101 in 2022.
Annual inflation over this period was 3.73%.
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How much is $4,500 in 1961 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2022 $42,101
2021 $39,333
2020 $38,805
2019 $37,938
2018 $37,227
2017 $36,458
2016 $35,717
2015 $35,458
2014 $35,192
2013 $34,671
2012 $34,078
2011 $33,098
2010 $32,610
2009 $31,746
2008 $31,717
2007 $30,473
2006 $29,718
2005 $28,737
2004 $27,831
2003 $27,317
2002 $26,683
2001 $26,275
2000 $25,414
1999 $24,750
1998 $24,357
1997 $23,950
1996 $23,180
1995 $22,606
Year Equivalent
1994 $22,017
1993 $21,428
1992 $20,824
1991 $20,205
1990 $19,042
1989 $18,196
1988 $17,426
1987 $16,686
1986 $16,505
1985 $15,901
1984 $15,297
1983 $14,738
1982 $14,195
1981 $13,032
1980 $11,582
1979 $10,223
1978 $9,378
1977 $8,789
1976 $8,381
1975 $7,837
1974 $6,977
1973 $6,418
1972 $6,206
1971 $6,010
1970 $5,693
1969 $5,361
1968 $5,119
1967 $4,968
Year Equivalent
1966 $4,802
1965 $4,711
1964 $4,666
1963 $4,591
1962 $4,530
1961 $4,500
1960 $4,440
1959 $4,364
1958 $4,289
1957 $4,168
1956 $4,047
1955 $4,032
1954 $4,062
1953 $4,032
1952 $4,002
1951 $3,775
1950 $3,564
1949 $3,639
1948 $3,534
1947 $3,247
1946 $2,748
1945 $2,688
1944 $2,628
1943 $2,552
1942 $2,341
1941 $2,129
1940 $2,114
1939 $2,114
Year Equivalent
1938 $2,174
1937 $2,114
1936 $2,084
1935 $2,023
1934 $1,993
1933 $1,978
1932 $2,205
1931 $2,431
1930 $2,597
1929 $2,582
1928 $2,612
1927 $2,673
1926 $2,703
1925 $2,612
1924 $2,612
1923 $2,552
1922 $2,612
1921 $2,930
1920 $2,854
1919 $2,492
1918 $2,069
1917 $1,752
1916 $1,555
1915 $1,525
1914 $1,510