$100 in 1800 → $1,841.38 in 2016

The U.S. dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 1.36% per year between 1800 and 2016. $100 in the year 1800 is worth $1,841.38 in 2016.

The inflation rate in 2016 was 1.26%.


U.S. inflation chart since 1665



Source: The Bureau of Labor Statistics' annual (CPI), established in 1913. Inflation data from 1665 to 1912 is sourced from a historical study conducted by political science professor Robert Sahr at Oregon State University.


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