Calculate the Value of $8,500 in 1970

What is $8.5k in 1970 worth in today's money?
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$58,728
Adjusted for inflation, $8,500 in 1970 is equal to $58,728 in 2021.
Annual inflation over this period was 3.86%.
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How much is $8,500 in 1970 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2021 $58,728
2020 $57,938
2019 $56,644
2018 $55,582
2017 $54,434
2016 $53,328
2015 $52,942
2014 $52,544
2013 $51,767
2012 $50,881
2011 $49,417
2010 $48,689
2009 $47,399
2008 $47,356
2007 $45,499
2006 $44,371
2005 $42,906
2004 $41,553
2003 $40,786
2002 $39,840
2001 $39,231
2000 $37,946
1999 $36,954
1998 $36,367
1997 $35,759
1996 $34,609
1995 $33,752
Year Equivalent
1994 $32,873
1993 $31,993
1992 $31,092
1991 $30,167
1990 $28,431
1989 $27,168
1988 $26,019
1987 $24,914
1986 $24,643
1985 $23,741
1984 $22,840
1983 $22,005
1982 $21,194
1981 $19,458
1980 $17,293
1979 $15,264
1978 $14,001
1977 $13,122
1976 $12,513
1975 $11,702
1974 $10,416
1973 $9,582
1972 $9,267
1971 $8,973
1970 $8,500
1969 $8,004
1968 $7,643
Year Equivalent
1967 $7,418
1966 $7,170
1965 $7,034
1964 $6,967
1963 $6,854
1962 $6,764
1961 $6,719
1960 $6,629
1959 $6,516
1958 $6,403
1957 $6,223
1956 $6,042
1955 $6,020
1954 $6,065
1953 $6,020
1952 $5,975
1951 $5,637
1950 $5,321
1949 $5,434
1948 $5,276
1947 $4,847
1946 $4,103
1945 $4,013
1944 $3,923
1943 $3,810
1942 $3,495
1941 $3,179
Year Equivalent
1940 $3,156
1939 $3,156
1938 $3,247
1937 $3,156
1936 $3,111
1935 $3,021
1934 $2,976
1933 $2,954
1932 $3,292
1931 $3,630
1930 $3,878
1929 $3,855
1928 $3,901
1927 $3,991
1926 $4,036
1925 $3,901
1924 $3,901
1923 $3,810
1922 $3,901
1921 $4,374
1920 $4,261
1919 $3,720
1918 $3,089
1917 $2,615
1916 $2,322
1915 $2,277
1914 $2,255