Calculate the Value of $49,000 in 1938

What is $49k in 1938 worth in today's money?
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$886,335
Adjusted for inflation, $49,000 in 1938 is equal to $886,335 in 2021.
Annual inflation over this period was 3.55%.
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How much is $49,000 in 1938 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2021 $886,335
2020 $874,425
2019 $854,890
2018 $838,866
2017 $821,539
2016 $804,842
2015 $799,013
2014 $793,014
2013 $781,281
2012 $767,912
2011 $745,817
2010 $734,826
2009 $715,359
2008 $714,706
2007 $686,681
2006 $669,667
2005 $647,549
2004 $627,132
2003 $615,563
2002 $601,271
2001 $592,083
2000 $572,688
1999 $557,715
1998 $548,868
1997 $539,681
1996 $522,326
1995 $509,396
Year Equivalent
1994 $496,125
1993 $482,854
1992 $469,243
1991 $455,292
1990 $429,090
1989 $410,035
1988 $392,681
1987 $376,007
1986 $371,924
1985 $358,313
1984 $344,701
1983 $332,111
1982 $319,861
1981 $293,660
1980 $260,993
1979 $230,368
1978 $211,313
1977 $198,042
1976 $188,854
1975 $176,604
1974 $157,208
1973 $144,618
1972 $139,854
1971 $135,431
1970 $128,285
1969 $120,799
1968 $115,354
Year Equivalent
1967 $111,951
1966 $108,208
1965 $106,167
1964 $105,146
1963 $103,444
1962 $102,083
1961 $101,403
1960 $100,042
1959 $98,340
1958 $96,639
1957 $93,917
1956 $91,194
1955 $90,854
1954 $91,535
1953 $90,854
1952 $90,174
1951 $85,069
1950 $80,306
1949 $82,007
1948 $79,625
1947 $73,160
1946 $61,931
1945 $60,569
1944 $59,208
1943 $57,507
1942 $52,743
1941 $47,979
Year Equivalent
1940 $47,639
1939 $47,639
1938 $49,000
1937 $47,639
1936 $46,958
1935 $45,597
1934 $44,917
1933 $44,576
1932 $49,681
1931 $54,785
1930 $58,528
1929 $58,188
1928 $58,868
1927 $60,229
1926 $60,910
1925 $58,868
1924 $58,868
1923 $57,507
1922 $58,868
1921 $66,014
1920 $64,313
1919 $56,146
1918 $46,618
1917 $39,472
1916 $35,049
1915 $34,368
1914 $34,028