Calculate the value of $5,800 in 1942

What was $5,800 in 1942 worth in today's money?
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$92,247.69
Adjusted for inflation, $5,800.00 in 1942 is equal to $92,247.69 in 2018.
Annual inflation over this period was 3.71%.
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How much is $5,800 in 1942 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2018 $92,247.69
2017 $90,342.30
2016 $88,506.13
2015 $87,865.14
2014 $87,205.43
2013 $85,915.21
2012 $84,445.01
2011 $82,015.37
2010 $80,806.72
2009 $78,665.96
2008 $78,594.12
2007 $75,512.26
2006 $73,641.29
2005 $71,209.03
2004 $68,963.87
2003 $67,691.61
2002 $66,120.00
2001 $65,109.68
2000 $62,976.77
1999 $61,330.32
1998 $60,357.42
1997 $59,347.10
1996 $57,438.71
1995 $56,016.77
1994 $54,557.42
1993 $53,098.06
1992 $51,601.29
Year Equivalent
1991 $50,067.10
1990 $47,185.81
1989 $45,090.32
1988 $43,181.94
1987 $41,348.39
1986 $40,899.35
1985 $39,402.58
1984 $37,905.81
1983 $36,521.29
1982 $35,174.19
1981 $32,292.90
1980 $28,700.65
1979 $25,332.90
1978 $23,237.42
1977 $21,778.06
1976 $20,767.74
1975 $19,420.65
1974 $17,287.74
1973 $15,903.23
1972 $15,379.35
1971 $14,892.90
1970 $14,107.10
1969 $13,283.87
1968 $12,685.16
1967 $12,310.97
1966 $11,899.35
1965 $11,674.84
Year Equivalent
1964 $11,562.58
1963 $11,375.48
1962 $11,225.81
1961 $11,150.97
1960 $11,001.29
1959 $10,814.19
1958 $10,627.10
1957 $10,327.74
1956 $10,028.39
1955 $9,990.97
1954 $10,065.81
1953 $9,990.97
1952 $9,916.13
1951 $9,354.84
1950 $8,830.97
1949 $9,018.06
1948 $8,756.13
1947 $8,045.16
1946 $6,810.32
1945 $6,660.65
1944 $6,510.97
1943 $6,323.87
1942 $5,800.00
1941 $5,276.13
1940 $5,238.71
1939 $5,238.71
1938 $5,388.39
Year Equivalent
1937 $5,238.71
1936 $5,163.87
1935 $5,014.19
1934 $4,939.35
1933 $4,901.94
1932 $5,463.23
1931 $6,024.52
1930 $6,436.13
1929 $6,398.71
1928 $6,473.55
1927 $6,623.23
1926 $6,698.06
1925 $6,473.55
1924 $6,473.55
1923 $6,323.87
1922 $6,473.55
1921 $7,259.35
1920 $7,072.26
1919 $6,174.19
1918 $5,126.45
1917 $4,340.65
1916 $3,854.19
1915 $3,779.35
1914 $3,741.94