Calculate the Value of $8,500 in 1959

What is $8.5k in 1959 worth in today's money?
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$76,610
Adjusted for inflation, $8,500 in 1959 is equal to $76,610 in 2021.
Annual inflation over this period was 3.61%.
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How much is $8,500 in 1959 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2021 $76,610
2020 $75,581
2019 $73,892
2018 $72,507
2017 $71,009
2016 $69,566
2015 $69,062
2014 $68,544
2013 $67,530
2012 $66,374
2011 $64,464
2010 $63,514
2009 $61,832
2008 $61,775
2007 $59,353
2006 $57,882
2005 $55,971
2004 $54,206
2003 $53,206
2002 $51,971
2001 $51,176
2000 $49,500
1999 $48,206
1998 $47,441
1997 $46,647
1996 $45,147
1995 $44,029
Year Equivalent
1994 $42,882
1993 $41,735
1992 $40,559
1991 $39,353
1990 $37,088
1989 $35,441
1988 $33,941
1987 $32,500
1986 $32,147
1985 $30,971
1984 $29,794
1983 $28,706
1982 $27,647
1981 $25,382
1980 $22,559
1979 $19,912
1978 $18,265
1977 $17,118
1976 $16,324
1975 $15,265
1974 $13,588
1973 $12,500
1972 $12,088
1971 $11,706
1970 $11,088
1969 $10,441
1968 $9,971
Year Equivalent
1967 $9,676
1966 $9,353
1965 $9,176
1964 $9,088
1963 $8,941
1962 $8,824
1961 $8,765
1960 $8,647
1959 $8,500
1958 $8,353
1957 $8,118
1956 $7,882
1955 $7,853
1954 $7,912
1953 $7,853
1952 $7,794
1951 $7,353
1950 $6,941
1949 $7,088
1948 $6,882
1947 $6,324
1946 $5,353
1945 $5,235
1944 $5,118
1943 $4,971
1942 $4,559
1941 $4,147
Year Equivalent
1940 $4,118
1939 $4,118
1938 $4,235
1937 $4,118
1936 $4,059
1935 $3,941
1934 $3,882
1933 $3,853
1932 $4,294
1931 $4,735
1930 $5,059
1929 $5,029
1928 $5,088
1927 $5,206
1926 $5,265
1925 $5,088
1924 $5,088
1923 $4,971
1922 $5,088
1921 $5,706
1920 $5,559
1919 $4,853
1918 $4,029
1917 $3,412
1916 $3,029
1915 $2,971
1914 $2,941