Calculate the Value of $8,000 in 1978

What is $8k in 1978 worth in today's money?
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$38,235
Adjusted for inflation, $8,000 in 1978 is equal to $38,235 in 2023.
Annual inflation over this period was 3.54%.
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How much is $8,000 in 1978 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2023 $38,235
2022 $35,917
2021 $33,555
2020 $33,105
2019 $32,365
2018 $31,758
2017 $31,102
2016 $30,470
2015 $30,250
2014 $30,022
2013 $29,578
2012 $29,072
2011 $28,236
2010 $27,820
2009 $27,083
2008 $27,058
2007 $25,997
2006 $25,353
2005 $24,515
2004 $23,742
2003 $23,304
2002 $22,763
2001 $22,415
2000 $21,681
1999 $21,114
1998 $20,779
1997 $20,432
1996 $19,775
Year Equivalent
1995 $19,285
1994 $18,783
1993 $18,280
1992 $17,765
1991 $17,237
1990 $16,245
1989 $15,523
1988 $14,866
1987 $14,235
1986 $14,081
1985 $13,565
1984 $13,050
1983 $12,573
1982 $12,110
1981 $11,118
1980 $9,881
1979 $8,721
1978 $8,000
1977 $7,498
1976 $7,150
1975 $6,686
1974 $5,952
1973 $5,475
1972 $5,295
1971 $5,127
1970 $4,857
1969 $4,573
1968 $4,367
Year Equivalent
1967 $4,238
1966 $4,097
1965 $4,019
1964 $3,981
1963 $3,916
1962 $3,865
1961 $3,839
1960 $3,787
1959 $3,723
1958 $3,659
1957 $3,556
1956 $3,452
1955 $3,440
1954 $3,465
1953 $3,440
1952 $3,414
1951 $3,221
1950 $3,040
1949 $3,105
1948 $3,014
1947 $2,770
1946 $2,345
1945 $2,293
1944 $2,242
1943 $2,177
1942 $1,997
1941 $1,816
1940 $1,804
Year Equivalent
1939 $1,804
1938 $1,855
1937 $1,804
1936 $1,778
1935 $1,726
1934 $1,700
1933 $1,688
1932 $1,881
1931 $2,074
1930 $2,216
1929 $2,203
1928 $2,229
1927 $2,280
1926 $2,306
1925 $2,229
1924 $2,229
1923 $2,177
1922 $2,229
1921 $2,499
1920 $2,435
1919 $2,126
1918 $1,765
1917 $1,494
1916 $1,327
1915 $1,301
1914 $1,288