Calculate the Value of $50,000 in 1942

What is $50k in 1942 worth in today's money?
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$840,239
Adjusted for inflation, $50,000 in 1942 is equal to $840,239 in 2021.
Annual inflation over this period was 3.64%.
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How much is $50,000 in 1942 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2021 $840,239
2020 $828,948
2019 $810,429
2018 $795,239
2017 $778,813
2016 $762,984
2015 $757,458
2014 $751,771
2013 $740,648
2012 $727,974
2011 $707,029
2010 $696,610
2009 $678,155
2008 $677,535
2007 $650,968
2006 $634,839
2005 $613,871
2004 $594,516
2003 $583,548
2002 $570,000
2001 $561,290
2000 $542,903
1999 $528,710
1998 $520,323
1997 $511,613
1996 $495,161
1995 $482,903
Year Equivalent
1994 $470,323
1993 $457,742
1992 $444,839
1991 $431,613
1990 $406,774
1989 $388,710
1988 $372,258
1987 $356,452
1986 $352,581
1985 $339,677
1984 $326,774
1983 $314,839
1982 $303,226
1981 $278,387
1980 $247,419
1979 $218,387
1978 $200,323
1977 $187,742
1976 $179,032
1975 $167,419
1974 $149,032
1973 $137,097
1972 $132,581
1971 $128,387
1970 $121,613
1969 $114,516
1968 $109,355
Year Equivalent
1967 $106,129
1966 $102,581
1965 $100,645
1964 $99,677
1963 $98,065
1962 $96,774
1961 $96,129
1960 $94,839
1959 $93,226
1958 $91,613
1957 $89,032
1956 $86,452
1955 $86,129
1954 $86,774
1953 $86,129
1952 $85,484
1951 $80,645
1950 $76,129
1949 $77,742
1948 $75,484
1947 $69,355
1946 $58,710
1945 $57,419
1944 $56,129
1943 $54,516
1942 $50,000
1941 $45,484
Year Equivalent
1940 $45,161
1939 $45,161
1938 $46,452
1937 $45,161
1936 $44,516
1935 $43,226
1934 $42,581
1933 $42,258
1932 $47,097
1931 $51,935
1930 $55,484
1929 $55,161
1928 $55,806
1927 $57,097
1926 $57,742
1925 $55,806
1924 $55,806
1923 $54,516
1922 $55,806
1921 $62,581
1920 $60,968
1919 $53,226
1918 $44,194
1917 $37,419
1916 $33,226
1915 $32,581
1914 $32,258