Calculate the Value of $8,400 in 1938

What is $8.4k in 1938 worth in today's money?
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$151,943
Adjusted for inflation, $8,400 in 1938 is equal to $151,943 in 2021.
Annual inflation over this period was 3.55%.
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How much is $8,400 in 1938 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2021 $151,943
2020 $149,902
2019 $146,553
2018 $143,806
2017 $140,835
2016 $137,973
2015 $136,974
2014 $135,945
2013 $133,934
2012 $131,642
2011 $127,854
2010 $125,970
2009 $122,633
2008 $122,521
2007 $117,717
2006 $114,800
2005 $111,008
2004 $107,508
2003 $105,525
2002 $103,075
2001 $101,500
2000 $98,175
1999 $95,608
1998 $94,092
1997 $92,517
1996 $89,542
1995 $87,325
Year Equivalent
1994 $85,050
1993 $82,775
1992 $80,442
1991 $78,050
1990 $73,558
1989 $70,292
1988 $67,317
1987 $64,458
1986 $63,758
1985 $61,425
1984 $59,092
1983 $56,933
1982 $54,833
1981 $50,342
1980 $44,742
1979 $39,492
1978 $36,225
1977 $33,950
1976 $32,375
1975 $30,275
1974 $26,950
1973 $24,792
1972 $23,975
1971 $23,217
1970 $21,992
1969 $20,708
1968 $19,775
Year Equivalent
1967 $19,192
1966 $18,550
1965 $18,200
1964 $18,025
1963 $17,733
1962 $17,500
1961 $17,383
1960 $17,150
1959 $16,858
1958 $16,567
1957 $16,100
1956 $15,633
1955 $15,575
1954 $15,692
1953 $15,575
1952 $15,458
1951 $14,583
1950 $13,767
1949 $14,058
1948 $13,650
1947 $12,542
1946 $10,617
1945 $10,383
1944 $10,150
1943 $9,858
1942 $9,042
1941 $8,225
Year Equivalent
1940 $8,167
1939 $8,167
1938 $8,400
1937 $8,167
1936 $8,050
1935 $7,817
1934 $7,700
1933 $7,642
1932 $8,517
1931 $9,392
1930 $10,033
1929 $9,975
1928 $10,092
1927 $10,325
1926 $10,442
1925 $10,092
1924 $10,092
1923 $9,858
1922 $10,092
1921 $11,317
1920 $11,025
1919 $9,625
1918 $7,992
1917 $6,767
1916 $6,008
1915 $5,892
1914 $5,833