Calculate the Value of $7,000 in 1972

What is $7k in 1972 worth in today's money?
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$50,549
Adjusted for inflation, $7,000 in 1972 is equal to $50,549 in 2023.
Annual inflation over this period was 3.95%.
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How much is $7,000 in 1972 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2023 $50,549
2022 $47,485
2021 $44,363
2020 $43,767
2019 $42,789
2018 $41,987
2017 $41,120
2016 $40,284
2015 $39,992
2014 $39,692
2013 $39,105
2012 $38,436
2011 $37,330
2010 $36,780
2009 $35,805
2008 $35,773
2007 $34,370
2006 $33,518
2005 $32,411
2004 $31,389
2003 $30,810
2002 $30,095
2001 $29,635
2000 $28,664
1999 $27,915
1998 $27,472
1997 $27,012
1996 $26,144
Year Equivalent
1995 $25,496
1994 $24,832
1993 $24,168
1992 $23,487
1991 $22,788
1990 $21,477
1989 $20,523
1988 $19,655
1987 $18,820
1986 $18,616
1985 $17,934
1984 $17,253
1983 $16,623
1982 $16,010
1981 $14,698
1980 $13,063
1979 $11,530
1978 $10,577
1977 $9,912
1976 $9,453
1975 $8,839
1974 $7,869
1973 $7,238
1972 $7,000
1971 $6,779
1970 $6,421
1969 $6,046
1968 $5,774
Year Equivalent
1967 $5,603
1966 $5,416
1965 $5,314
1964 $5,263
1963 $5,178
1962 $5,109
1961 $5,075
1960 $5,007
1959 $4,922
1958 $4,837
1957 $4,701
1956 $4,564
1955 $4,547
1954 $4,582
1953 $4,547
1952 $4,513
1951 $4,258
1950 $4,019
1949 $4,105
1948 $3,985
1947 $3,662
1946 $3,100
1945 $3,032
1944 $2,964
1943 $2,878
1942 $2,640
1941 $2,401
1940 $2,384
Year Equivalent
1939 $2,384
1938 $2,453
1937 $2,384
1936 $2,350
1935 $2,282
1934 $2,248
1933 $2,231
1932 $2,487
1931 $2,742
1930 $2,929
1929 $2,912
1928 $2,946
1927 $3,015
1926 $3,049
1925 $2,946
1924 $2,946
1923 $2,878
1922 $2,946
1921 $3,304
1920 $3,219
1919 $2,810
1918 $2,333
1917 $1,976
1916 $1,754
1915 $1,720
1914 $1,703