Calculate the Value of $79,000 in 1979

What is $79k in 1979 worth in today's money?
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$346,336
Adjusted for inflation, $79,000 in 1979 is equal to $346,336 in 2023.
Annual inflation over this period was 3.42%.
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How much is $79,000 in 1979 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2023 $346,336
2022 $325,338
2021 $303,950
2020 $299,866
2019 $293,167
2018 $287,672
2017 $281,730
2016 $276,004
2015 $274,005
2014 $271,948
2013 $267,924
2012 $263,340
2011 $255,763
2010 $251,994
2009 $245,318
2008 $245,094
2007 $235,483
2006 $229,648
2005 $222,064
2004 $215,062
2003 $211,095
2002 $206,194
2001 $203,043
2000 $196,391
1999 $191,257
1998 $188,223
1997 $185,072
1996 $179,121
Year Equivalent
1995 $174,687
1994 $170,136
1993 $165,585
1992 $160,917
1991 $156,133
1990 $147,148
1989 $140,613
1988 $134,662
1987 $128,944
1986 $127,544
1985 $122,876
1984 $118,208
1983 $113,891
1982 $109,690
1981 $100,705
1980 $89,502
1979 $79,000
1978 $72,465
1977 $67,914
1976 $64,764
1975 $60,563
1974 $53,911
1973 $49,594
1972 $47,960
1971 $46,443
1970 $43,993
1969 $41,425
1968 $39,558
Year Equivalent
1967 $38,391
1966 $37,108
1965 $36,408
1964 $36,058
1963 $35,474
1962 $35,007
1961 $34,774
1960 $34,307
1959 $33,724
1958 $33,140
1957 $32,207
1956 $31,273
1955 $31,157
1954 $31,390
1953 $31,157
1952 $30,923
1951 $29,173
1950 $27,539
1949 $28,123
1948 $27,306
1947 $25,089
1946 $21,238
1945 $20,771
1944 $20,304
1943 $19,721
1942 $18,087
1941 $16,453
1940 $16,337
Year Equivalent
1939 $16,337
1938 $16,804
1937 $16,337
1936 $16,103
1935 $15,637
1934 $15,403
1933 $15,287
1932 $17,037
1931 $18,787
1930 $20,071
1929 $19,954
1928 $20,188
1927 $20,654
1926 $20,888
1925 $20,188
1924 $20,188
1923 $19,721
1922 $20,188
1921 $22,638
1920 $22,055
1919 $19,254
1918 $15,987
1917 $13,536
1916 $12,019
1915 $11,786
1914 $11,669