Calculate the Value of $79,000 in 1942

What is $79k in 1942 worth in today's money?
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$1,512,707
Adjusted for inflation, $79,000 in 1942 is equal to $1,512,707 in 2023.
Annual inflation over this period was 3.71%.
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How much is $79,000 in 1942 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2023 $1,512,707
2022 $1,420,991
2021 $1,327,577
2020 $1,309,738
2019 $1,280,478
2018 $1,256,477
2017 $1,230,524
2016 $1,205,515
2015 $1,196,784
2014 $1,187,798
2013 $1,170,224
2012 $1,150,199
2011 $1,117,106
2010 $1,100,643
2009 $1,071,485
2008 $1,070,506
2007 $1,028,529
2006 $1,003,045
2005 $969,916
2004 $939,335
2003 $922,006
2002 $900,600
2001 $886,839
2000 $857,787
1999 $835,361
1998 $822,110
1997 $808,348
1996 $782,355
Year Equivalent
1995 $762,987
1994 $743,110
1993 $723,232
1992 $702,845
1991 $681,948
1990 $642,703
1989 $614,161
1988 $588,168
1987 $563,194
1986 $557,077
1985 $536,690
1984 $516,303
1983 $497,445
1982 $479,097
1981 $439,852
1980 $390,923
1979 $345,052
1978 $316,510
1977 $296,632
1976 $282,871
1975 $264,523
1974 $235,471
1973 $216,613
1972 $209,477
1971 $202,852
1970 $192,148
1969 $180,935
1968 $172,781
Year Equivalent
1967 $167,684
1966 $162,077
1965 $159,019
1964 $157,490
1963 $154,942
1962 $152,903
1961 $151,884
1960 $149,845
1959 $147,297
1958 $144,748
1957 $140,671
1956 $136,594
1955 $136,084
1954 $137,103
1953 $136,084
1952 $135,065
1951 $127,419
1950 $120,284
1949 $122,832
1948 $119,265
1947 $109,581
1946 $92,761
1945 $90,723
1944 $88,684
1943 $86,135
1942 $79,000
1941 $71,865
1940 $71,355
Year Equivalent
1939 $71,355
1938 $73,394
1937 $71,355
1936 $70,335
1935 $68,297
1934 $67,277
1933 $66,768
1932 $74,413
1931 $82,058
1930 $87,665
1929 $87,155
1928 $88,174
1927 $90,213
1926 $91,232
1925 $88,174
1924 $88,174
1923 $86,135
1922 $88,174
1921 $98,877
1920 $96,329
1919 $84,097
1918 $69,826
1917 $59,123
1916 $52,497
1915 $51,477
1914 $50,968