# \$1 Million in 1970

In the show "Mad Men", Don Draper buys off his ex-wife with a million dollar check.

This is equivalent to \$6,816,286 in 2020 dollars.

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We determine the value of a dollar using the Consumer Price Index from December of the previous year. Inflation Calculator Home
How much? What was the inflation of \$1,000,000.00 in 1970 adjusting for cost of living changes?
Equivalent of \$1,000,000.00 in 1970:
Year
Amount
Yearly Inflation
1970
\$1,000,000.00
5.57%
1971
\$1,055,702.92
3.27%
1972
\$1,090,185.68
3.41%
1973
\$1,127,320.95
8.71%
1974
\$1,225,464.19
12.34%
1975
\$1,376,657.82
6.94%
1976
\$1,472,148.54
4.86%
1977
\$1,543,766.58
6.70%
1978
\$1,647,214.85
9.02%
1979
\$1,795,755.97
13.29%
1980
\$2,034,482.76
12.52%
1981
\$2,289,124.67
8.92%
1982
\$2,493,368.70
3.83%
1983
\$2,588,859.42
3.79%
1984
\$2,687,002.65
3.95%
1985
\$2,793,103.45
3.80%
1986
\$2,899,204.24
1.10%
1987
\$2,931,034.48
4.43%
1988
\$3,061,007.96
4.42%
1989
\$3,196,286.47
4.65%
1990
\$3,344,827.59
6.11%
1991
\$3,549,071.62
3.06%
1992
\$3,657,824.93
2.90%
1993
\$3,763,925.73
2.75%
1994
\$3,867,374.01
2.67%
1995
\$3,970,822.28
2.54%
1996
\$4,071,618.04
3.32%
1997
\$4,206,896.55
1.70%
1998
\$4,278,514.59
1.61%
1999
\$4,347,480.11
2.68%
2000
\$4,464,190.98
3.39%
2001
\$4,615,384.62
1.55%
2002
\$4,687,002.65
2.38%
2003
\$4,798,408.49
1.88%
2004
\$4,888,594.16
3.26%
2005
\$5,047,745.36
3.42%
2006
\$5,220,159.15
2.54%
2007
\$5,352,785.15
4.08%
2008
\$5,571,246.68
0.09%
2009
\$5,576,339.52
2.72%
2010
\$5,728,090.19
1.50%
2011
\$5,813,766.58
2.96%
2012
\$5,985,994.69
1.74%
2013
\$6,090,212.20
1.50%
2014
\$6,181,671.09
0.76%
2015
\$6,228,435.01
0.73%
2016
\$6,273,872.68
2.07%
2017
\$6,404,031.83
2.11%
2018
\$6,539,098.14
1.91%
2019
\$6,664,005.31
2.29%
2020
\$6,816,286.47
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