Calculate the Value of $6,500 in 1979

What is $6.5k in 1979 worth in today's money?
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$28,496
Adjusted for inflation, $6,500 in 1979 is equal to $28,496 in 2023.
Annual inflation over this period was 3.42%.
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How much is $6,500 in 1979 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2023 $28,496
2022 $26,768
2021 $25,009
2020 $24,673
2019 $24,121
2018 $23,669
2017 $23,180
2016 $22,709
2015 $22,545
2014 $22,375
2013 $22,044
2012 $21,667
2011 $21,044
2010 $20,734
2009 $20,184
2008 $20,166
2007 $19,375
2006 $18,895
2005 $18,271
2004 $17,695
2003 $17,369
2002 $16,965
2001 $16,706
2000 $16,159
1999 $15,736
1998 $15,487
1997 $15,227
1996 $14,738
Year Equivalent
1995 $14,373
1994 $13,999
1993 $13,624
1992 $13,240
1991 $12,846
1990 $12,107
1989 $11,569
1988 $11,080
1987 $10,609
1986 $10,494
1985 $10,110
1984 $9,726
1983 $9,371
1982 $9,025
1981 $8,286
1980 $7,364
1979 $6,500
1978 $5,962
1977 $5,588
1976 $5,329
1975 $4,983
1974 $4,436
1973 $4,081
1972 $3,946
1971 $3,821
1970 $3,620
1969 $3,408
1968 $3,255
Year Equivalent
1967 $3,159
1966 $3,053
1965 $2,996
1964 $2,967
1963 $2,919
1962 $2,880
1961 $2,861
1960 $2,823
1959 $2,775
1958 $2,727
1957 $2,650
1956 $2,573
1955 $2,564
1954 $2,583
1953 $2,564
1952 $2,544
1951 $2,400
1950 $2,266
1949 $2,314
1948 $2,247
1947 $2,064
1946 $1,747
1945 $1,709
1944 $1,671
1943 $1,623
1942 $1,488
1941 $1,354
1940 $1,344
Year Equivalent
1939 $1,344
1938 $1,383
1937 $1,344
1936 $1,325
1935 $1,287
1934 $1,267
1933 $1,258
1932 $1,402
1931 $1,546
1930 $1,651
1929 $1,642
1928 $1,661
1927 $1,699
1926 $1,719
1925 $1,661
1924 $1,661
1923 $1,623
1922 $1,661
1921 $1,863
1920 $1,815
1919 $1,584
1918 $1,315
1917 $1,114
1916 $989
1915 $970
1914 $960