Calculate the Value of $8,000 in 1979

What is $8k in 1979 worth in today's money?
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$35,072
Adjusted for inflation, $8,000 in 1979 is equal to $35,072 in 2023.
Annual inflation over this period was 3.42%.
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How much is $8,000 in 1979 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2023 $35,072
2022 $32,946
2021 $30,780
2020 $30,366
2019 $29,688
2018 $29,131
2017 $28,530
2016 $27,950
2015 $27,747
2014 $27,539
2013 $27,132
2012 $26,667
2011 $25,900
2010 $25,518
2009 $24,842
2008 $24,820
2007 $23,846
2006 $23,256
2005 $22,487
2004 $21,778
2003 $21,377
2002 $20,880
2001 $20,561
2000 $19,888
1999 $19,368
1998 $19,061
1997 $18,742
1996 $18,139
Year Equivalent
1995 $17,690
1994 $17,229
1993 $16,768
1992 $16,295
1991 $15,811
1990 $14,901
1989 $14,239
1988 $13,637
1987 $13,058
1986 $12,916
1985 $12,443
1984 $11,970
1983 $11,533
1982 $11,108
1981 $10,198
1980 $9,064
1979 $8,000
1978 $7,338
1977 $6,877
1976 $6,558
1975 $6,133
1974 $5,459
1973 $5,022
1972 $4,857
1971 $4,703
1970 $4,455
1969 $4,195
1968 $4,006
Year Equivalent
1967 $3,888
1966 $3,758
1965 $3,687
1964 $3,651
1963 $3,592
1962 $3,545
1961 $3,521
1960 $3,474
1959 $3,415
1958 $3,356
1957 $3,261
1956 $3,167
1955 $3,155
1954 $3,179
1953 $3,155
1952 $3,131
1951 $2,954
1950 $2,789
1949 $2,848
1948 $2,765
1947 $2,541
1946 $2,151
1945 $2,103
1944 $2,056
1943 $1,997
1942 $1,832
1941 $1,666
1940 $1,654
Year Equivalent
1939 $1,654
1938 $1,702
1937 $1,654
1936 $1,631
1935 $1,583
1934 $1,560
1933 $1,548
1932 $1,725
1931 $1,903
1930 $2,032
1929 $2,021
1928 $2,044
1927 $2,092
1926 $2,115
1925 $2,044
1924 $2,044
1923 $1,997
1922 $2,044
1921 $2,292
1920 $2,233
1919 $1,950
1918 $1,619
1917 $1,371
1916 $1,217
1915 $1,194
1914 $1,182