Calculate the Value of $6,000 in 1938

What is $6k in 1938 worth in today's money?
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$116,168
Adjusted for inflation, $6,000 in 1938 is equal to $116,168 in 2022.
Annual inflation over this period was 3.59%.
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How much is $6,000 in 1938 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2022 $116,168
2021 $108,531
2020 $107,073
2019 $104,680
2018 $102,718
2017 $100,597
2016 $98,552
2015 $97,838
2014 $97,104
2013 $95,667
2012 $94,030
2011 $91,325
2010 $89,979
2009 $87,595
2008 $87,515
2007 $84,083
2006 $82,000
2005 $79,292
2004 $76,792
2003 $75,375
2002 $73,625
2001 $72,500
2000 $70,125
1999 $68,292
1998 $67,208
1997 $66,083
1996 $63,958
1995 $62,375
Year Equivalent
1994 $60,750
1993 $59,125
1992 $57,458
1991 $55,750
1990 $52,542
1989 $50,208
1988 $48,083
1987 $46,042
1986 $45,542
1985 $43,875
1984 $42,208
1983 $40,667
1982 $39,167
1981 $35,958
1980 $31,958
1979 $28,208
1978 $25,875
1977 $24,250
1976 $23,125
1975 $21,625
1974 $19,250
1973 $17,708
1972 $17,125
1971 $16,583
1970 $15,708
1969 $14,792
1968 $14,125
1967 $13,708
Year Equivalent
1966 $13,250
1965 $13,000
1964 $12,875
1963 $12,667
1962 $12,500
1961 $12,417
1960 $12,250
1959 $12,042
1958 $11,833
1957 $11,500
1956 $11,167
1955 $11,125
1954 $11,208
1953 $11,125
1952 $11,042
1951 $10,417
1950 $9,833
1949 $10,042
1948 $9,750
1947 $8,958
1946 $7,583
1945 $7,417
1944 $7,250
1943 $7,042
1942 $6,458
1941 $5,875
1940 $5,833
1939 $5,833
Year Equivalent
1938 $6,000
1937 $5,833
1936 $5,750
1935 $5,583
1934 $5,500
1933 $5,458
1932 $6,083
1931 $6,708
1930 $7,167
1929 $7,125
1928 $7,208
1927 $7,375
1926 $7,458
1925 $7,208
1924 $7,208
1923 $7,042
1922 $7,208
1921 $8,083
1920 $7,875
1919 $6,875
1918 $5,708
1917 $4,833
1916 $4,292
1915 $4,208
1914 $4,167