Calculate the Value of $8,000 in 1942

What is $8k in 1942 worth in today's money?
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$153,186
Adjusted for inflation, $8,000 in 1942 is equal to $153,186 in 2023.
Annual inflation over this period was 3.71%.
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How much is $8,000 in 1942 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2023 $153,186
2022 $143,898
2021 $134,438
2020 $132,632
2019 $129,669
2018 $127,238
2017 $124,610
2016 $122,077
2015 $121,193
2014 $120,283
2013 $118,504
2012 $116,476
2011 $113,125
2010 $111,458
2009 $108,505
2008 $108,406
2007 $104,155
2006 $101,574
2005 $98,219
2004 $95,123
2003 $93,368
2002 $91,200
2001 $89,806
2000 $86,865
1999 $84,594
1998 $83,252
1997 $81,858
1996 $79,226
Year Equivalent
1995 $77,265
1994 $75,252
1993 $73,239
1992 $71,174
1991 $69,058
1990 $65,084
1989 $62,194
1988 $59,561
1987 $57,032
1986 $56,413
1985 $54,348
1984 $52,284
1983 $50,374
1982 $48,516
1981 $44,542
1980 $39,587
1979 $34,942
1978 $32,052
1977 $30,039
1976 $28,645
1975 $26,787
1974 $23,845
1973 $21,935
1972 $21,213
1971 $20,542
1970 $19,458
1969 $18,323
1968 $17,497
Year Equivalent
1967 $16,981
1966 $16,413
1965 $16,103
1964 $15,948
1963 $15,690
1962 $15,484
1961 $15,381
1960 $15,174
1959 $14,916
1958 $14,658
1957 $14,245
1956 $13,832
1955 $13,781
1954 $13,884
1953 $13,781
1952 $13,677
1951 $12,903
1950 $12,181
1949 $12,439
1948 $12,077
1947 $11,097
1946 $9,394
1945 $9,187
1944 $8,981
1943 $8,723
1942 $8,000
1941 $7,277
1940 $7,226
Year Equivalent
1939 $7,226
1938 $7,432
1937 $7,226
1936 $7,123
1935 $6,916
1934 $6,813
1933 $6,761
1932 $7,535
1931 $8,310
1930 $8,877
1929 $8,826
1928 $8,929
1927 $9,135
1926 $9,239
1925 $8,929
1924 $8,929
1923 $8,723
1922 $8,929
1921 $10,013
1920 $9,755
1919 $8,516
1918 $7,071
1917 $5,987
1916 $5,316
1915 $5,213
1914 $5,161