Calculate the Value of $500 in 1931

What is $0.5k in 1931 worth in today's money?
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$8,089
Adjusted for inflation, $500 in 1931 is equal to $8,089 in 2021.
Annual inflation over this period was 3.14%.
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How much is $500 in 1931 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2021 $8,089
2020 $7,981
2019 $7,802
2018 $7,656
2017 $7,498
2016 $7,345
2015 $7,292
2014 $7,238
2013 $7,130
2012 $7,008
2011 $6,807
2010 $6,706
2009 $6,529
2008 $6,523
2007 $6,267
2006 $6,112
2005 $5,910
2004 $5,724
2003 $5,618
2002 $5,488
2001 $5,404
2000 $5,227
1999 $5,090
1998 $5,009
1997 $4,925
1996 $4,767
1995 $4,649
Year Equivalent
1994 $4,528
1993 $4,407
1992 $4,283
1991 $4,155
1990 $3,916
1989 $3,742
1988 $3,584
1987 $3,432
1986 $3,394
1985 $3,270
1984 $3,146
1983 $3,031
1982 $2,919
1981 $2,680
1980 $2,382
1979 $2,102
1978 $1,929
1977 $1,807
1976 $1,724
1975 $1,612
1974 $1,435
1973 $1,320
1972 $1,276
1971 $1,236
1970 $1,171
1969 $1,102
1968 $1,053
Year Equivalent
1967 $1,022
1966 $988
1965 $969
1964 $960
1963 $944
1962 $932
1961 $925
1960 $913
1959 $898
1958 $882
1957 $857
1956 $832
1955 $829
1954 $835
1953 $829
1952 $823
1951 $776
1950 $733
1949 $748
1948 $727
1947 $668
1946 $565
1945 $553
1944 $540
1943 $525
1942 $481
1941 $438
Year Equivalent
1940 $435
1939 $435
1938 $447
1937 $435
1936 $429
1935 $416
1934 $410
1933 $407
1932 $453
1931 $500
1930 $534
1929 $531
1928 $537
1927 $550
1926 $556
1925 $537
1924 $537
1923 $525
1922 $537
1921 $602
1920 $587
1919 $512
1918 $425
1917 $360
1916 $320
1915 $314
1914 $311