Calculate the Value of $7,000 in 1938

What is $7k in 1938 worth in today's money?
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$144,276
Adjusted for inflation, $7,000 in 1938 is equal to $144,276 in 2023.
Annual inflation over this period was 3.62%.
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How much is $7,000 in 1938 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2023 $144,276
2022 $135,529
2021 $126,619
2020 $124,918
2019 $122,127
2018 $119,838
2017 $117,363
2016 $114,977
2015 $114,145
2014 $113,288
2013 $111,612
2012 $109,702
2011 $106,545
2010 $104,975
2009 $102,194
2008 $102,101
2007 $98,097
2006 $95,667
2005 $92,507
2004 $89,590
2003 $87,938
2002 $85,896
2001 $84,583
2000 $81,813
1999 $79,674
1998 $78,410
1997 $77,097
1996 $74,618
Year Equivalent
1995 $72,771
1994 $70,875
1993 $68,979
1992 $67,035
1991 $65,042
1990 $61,299
1989 $58,576
1988 $56,097
1987 $53,715
1986 $53,132
1985 $51,188
1984 $49,243
1983 $47,444
1982 $45,694
1981 $41,951
1980 $37,285
1979 $32,910
1978 $30,188
1977 $28,292
1976 $26,979
1975 $25,229
1974 $22,458
1973 $20,660
1972 $19,979
1971 $19,347
1970 $18,326
1969 $17,257
1968 $16,479
Year Equivalent
1967 $15,993
1966 $15,458
1965 $15,167
1964 $15,021
1963 $14,778
1962 $14,583
1961 $14,486
1960 $14,292
1959 $14,049
1958 $13,806
1957 $13,417
1956 $13,028
1955 $12,979
1954 $13,076
1953 $12,979
1952 $12,882
1951 $12,153
1950 $11,472
1949 $11,715
1948 $11,375
1947 $10,451
1946 $8,847
1945 $8,653
1944 $8,458
1943 $8,215
1942 $7,535
1941 $6,854
1940 $6,806
Year Equivalent
1939 $6,806
1938 $7,000
1937 $6,806
1936 $6,708
1935 $6,514
1934 $6,417
1933 $6,368
1932 $7,097
1931 $7,826
1930 $8,361
1929 $8,313
1928 $8,410
1927 $8,604
1926 $8,701
1925 $8,410
1924 $8,410
1923 $8,215
1922 $8,410
1921 $9,431
1920 $9,188
1919 $8,021
1918 $6,660
1917 $5,639
1916 $5,007
1915 $4,910
1914 $4,861