Calculate the Value of $4,500 in 1979

What is $4.5k in 1979 worth in today's money?
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$18,532
Adjusted for inflation, $4,500 in 1979 is equal to $18,532 in 2022.
Annual inflation over this period was 3.35%.
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How much is $4,500 in 1979 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2022 $18,532
2021 $17,314
2020 $17,081
2019 $16,699
2018 $16,386
2017 $16,048
2016 $15,722
2015 $15,608
2014 $15,491
2013 $15,262
2012 $15,000
2011 $14,569
2010 $14,354
2009 $13,974
2008 $13,961
2007 $13,414
2006 $13,081
2005 $12,649
2004 $12,250
2003 $12,024
2002 $11,745
2001 $11,566
2000 $11,187
1999 $10,894
1998 $10,722
1997 $10,542
1996 $10,203
1995 $9,951
Year Equivalent
1994 $9,691
1993 $9,432
1992 $9,166
1991 $8,894
1990 $8,382
1989 $8,010
1988 $7,671
1987 $7,345
1986 $7,265
1985 $6,999
1984 $6,733
1983 $6,487
1982 $6,248
1981 $5,736
1980 $5,098
1979 $4,500
1978 $4,128
1977 $3,869
1976 $3,689
1975 $3,450
1974 $3,071
1973 $2,825
1972 $2,732
1971 $2,645
1970 $2,506
1969 $2,360
1968 $2,253
1967 $2,187
Year Equivalent
1966 $2,114
1965 $2,074
1964 $2,054
1963 $2,021
1962 $1,994
1961 $1,981
1960 $1,954
1959 $1,921
1958 $1,888
1957 $1,835
1956 $1,781
1955 $1,775
1954 $1,788
1953 $1,775
1952 $1,761
1951 $1,662
1950 $1,569
1949 $1,602
1948 $1,555
1947 $1,429
1946 $1,210
1945 $1,183
1944 $1,157
1943 $1,123
1942 $1,030
1941 $937
1940 $931
1939 $931
Year Equivalent
1938 $957
1937 $931
1936 $917
1935 $891
1934 $877
1933 $871
1932 $970
1931 $1,070
1930 $1,143
1929 $1,137
1928 $1,150
1927 $1,177
1926 $1,190
1925 $1,150
1924 $1,150
1923 $1,123
1922 $1,150
1921 $1,290
1920 $1,256
1919 $1,097
1918 $911
1917 $771
1916 $685
1915 $671
1914 $665