Calculate the Value of $500,000 in 1979

What is $500k in 1979 worth in today's money?
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$2,192,001
Adjusted for inflation, $500,000 in 1979 is equal to $2,192,001 in 2023.
Annual inflation over this period was 3.42%.
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How much is $500,000 in 1979 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2023 $2,192,001
2022 $2,059,099
2021 $1,923,737
2020 $1,897,888
2019 $1,855,487
2018 $1,820,709
2017 $1,783,102
2016 $1,746,861
2015 $1,734,210
2014 $1,721,189
2013 $1,695,724
2012 $1,666,706
2011 $1,618,752
2010 $1,594,897
2009 $1,552,644
2008 $1,551,226
2007 $1,490,399
2006 $1,453,471
2005 $1,405,465
2004 $1,361,152
2003 $1,336,041
2002 $1,305,022
2001 $1,285,081
2000 $1,242,984
1999 $1,210,487
1998 $1,191,285
1997 $1,171,344
1996 $1,133,678
Year Equivalent
1995 $1,105,613
1994 $1,076,809
1993 $1,048,006
1992 $1,018,464
1991 $988,183
1990 $931,315
1989 $889,956
1988 $852,290
1987 $816,100
1986 $807,238
1985 $777,696
1984 $748,154
1983 $720,827
1982 $694,239
1981 $637,371
1980 $566,470
1979 $500,000
1978 $458,641
1977 $429,838
1976 $409,897
1975 $383,309
1974 $341,211
1973 $313,885
1972 $303,545
1971 $293,944
1970 $278,434
1969 $262,186
1968 $250,369
Year Equivalent
1967 $242,984
1966 $234,860
1965 $230,428
1964 $228,213
1963 $224,520
1962 $221,566
1961 $220,089
1960 $217,134
1959 $213,442
1958 $209,749
1957 $203,840
1956 $197,932
1955 $197,194
1954 $198,671
1953 $197,194
1952 $195,716
1951 $184,638
1950 $174,298
1949 $177,991
1948 $172,821
1947 $158,789
1946 $134,417
1945 $131,462
1944 $128,508
1943 $124,815
1942 $114,476
1941 $104,136
1940 $103,397
Year Equivalent
1939 $103,397
1938 $106,352
1937 $103,397
1936 $101,920
1935 $98,966
1934 $97,489
1933 $96,750
1932 $107,829
1931 $118,907
1930 $127,031
1929 $126,292
1928 $127,770
1927 $130,724
1926 $132,201
1925 $127,770
1924 $127,770
1923 $124,815
1922 $127,770
1921 $143,279
1920 $139,586
1919 $121,861
1918 $101,182
1917 $85,672
1916 $76,071
1915 $74,594
1914 $73,855