Calculate the Value of $500 in 1949

What is $0.5k in 1949 worth in today's money?
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$5,404
Adjusted for inflation, $500 in 1949 is equal to $5,404 in 2021.
Annual inflation over this period was 3.36%.
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How much is $500 in 1949 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2021 $5,404
2020 $5,331
2019 $5,212
2018 $5,115
2017 $5,009
2016 $4,907
2015 $4,872
2014 $4,835
2013 $4,764
2012 $4,682
2011 $4,547
2010 $4,480
2009 $4,362
2008 $4,358
2007 $4,187
2006 $4,083
2005 $3,948
2004 $3,824
2003 $3,753
2002 $3,666
2001 $3,610
2000 $3,492
1999 $3,400
1998 $3,346
1997 $3,290
1996 $3,185
1995 $3,106
Year Equivalent
1994 $3,025
1993 $2,944
1992 $2,861
1991 $2,776
1990 $2,616
1989 $2,500
1988 $2,394
1987 $2,293
1986 $2,268
1985 $2,185
1984 $2,102
1983 $2,025
1982 $1,950
1981 $1,790
1980 $1,591
1979 $1,405
1978 $1,288
1977 $1,207
1976 $1,151
1975 $1,077
1974 $959
1973 $882
1972 $853
1971 $826
1970 $782
1969 $737
1968 $703
Year Equivalent
1967 $683
1966 $660
1965 $647
1964 $641
1963 $631
1962 $622
1961 $618
1960 $610
1959 $600
1958 $589
1957 $573
1956 $556
1955 $554
1954 $558
1953 $554
1952 $550
1951 $519
1950 $490
1949 $500
1948 $485
1947 $446
1946 $378
1945 $369
1944 $361
1943 $351
1942 $322
1941 $293
Year Equivalent
1940 $290
1939 $290
1938 $299
1937 $290
1936 $286
1935 $278
1934 $274
1933 $272
1932 $303
1931 $334
1930 $357
1929 $355
1928 $359
1927 $367
1926 $371
1925 $359
1924 $359
1923 $351
1922 $359
1921 $402
1920 $392
1919 $342
1918 $284
1917 $241
1916 $214
1915 $210
1914 $207