Value of a Dollar in 1942 - Inflation Calculator

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  • What was the value of a dollar in 1942? How much was inflation from 1942 to now? What was the average inflation?
  • We use data provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The Consumer Price Index (CPI) calculates the prices of things throughout the United States over time. This data is published to show the inflation rate.
  • The inflation for the year is calculated as the inflation from the first of the year to the first of the year. This could be a discrepancy among other calculators.
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Amount in 1942 Value in 2024
$0.01 0.20
$0.02 0.40
$0.03 0.59
$0.04 0.79
$0.05 0.99
$0.06 1.19
$0.07 1.39
$0.08 1.58
$0.09 1.78
$0.10 1.98
$0.15 2.97
$0.20 3.96
$0.25 4.95
$0.30 5.94
$0.35 6.93
$0.40 7.92
$0.45 8.91
$0.50 9.90
$0.55 10.88
$0.60 11.87
$0.65 12.86
$0.70 13.85
$0.75 14.84
$0.80 15.83
$0.85 16.82
$0.90 17.81
$0.95 18.80
Amount in 1942 Value in 2024
$1 19.79
$2 39.58
$3 59.37
$4 79.16
$5 98.95
$6 118.74
$7 138.53
$8 158.32
$9 178.11
$10 197.90
$11 217.69
$12 237.48
$13 257.27
$14 277.06
$15 296.85
$16 316.64
$17 336.43
$18 356.22
$19 376.01
$20 395.80
$25 494.75
$30 593.70
$35 692.65
$40 791.60
$45 890.55
$50 989.50
$75 1,484.25
Amount in 1942 Value in 2024
$100 1,979.01
$200 3,958.01
$300 5,937.02
$400 7,916.03
$500 9,895.03
$600 11,874.04
$700 13,853.05
$800 15,832.05
$900 17,811.06
$1,000 19,790.06
$1,100 21,769.07
$1,200 23,748.08
$1,300 25,727.08
$1,400 27,706.09
$1,500 29,685.10
$1,600 31,664.10
$1,700 33,643.11
$1,800 35,622.12
$1,900 37,601.12
$2,000 39,580.13
$2,500 49,475.16
$3,000 59,370.19
$3,500 69,265.23
$4,000 79,160.26
$4,500 89,055.29
$5,000 98,950.32
$7,500 148,425.48
Amount in 1942 Value in 2024
$10,000 197,900.65
$11,000 217,690.71
$12,000 237,480.77
$13,000 257,270.84
$14,000 277,060.90
$15,000 296,850.97
$16,000 316,641.03
$17,000 336,431.10
$18,000 356,221.16
$19,000 376,011.23
$20,000 395,801.29
$25,000 494,751.61
$30,000 593,701.94
$35,000 692,652.26
$40,000 791,602.58
$45,000 890,552.90
$50,000 989,503.23
$75,000 1,484,254.84
$100,000 1,979,006.45
$200,000 3,958,012.90
$300,000 5,937,019.35
$400,000 7,916,025.81
$500,000 9,895,032.26
$600,000 11,874,038.71
$700,000 13,853,045.16
$800,000 15,832,051.61
$900,000 17,811,058.06
$1,000,000 19,790,064.52