$65,000 in 1910 → $1,619,812.07 in 2017

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U.S. Inflation Rate, 1910-2017 ($65,000)

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 3.05% per year. Prices in 2017 are 2392.0% higher than prices in 1910.

In other words, $65,000 in the year 1910 is equivalent to $1,619,812.07 in 2017, a difference of $1,554,812.07 over 107 years.

The current inflation rate in 2017 is 1.99%1. If this number holds, $65,000 today will be equivalent to $66,294.27 next year.

Inflation from 1910 to 2017
Cumulative price change 2392.02%
Average inflation rate 3.05%
Price difference ($65,000 base) $1,554,812.07
CPI in 2017 244.786


U.S. inflation chart since 1665


Inflation rates for specific categories

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Inflation-adjusted measures

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News headlines from 1910

Politics and news often play an important role in economic performance.

  • Alice Stebbins Wells becomes the first female police officer in the U.S.
  • Englishman, Claude Grahame-White, becomes the first person to attempt powered flight at night.
  • Union of South Africa declares independence.
  • The Buffalo Bill Dam, in Wyoming is completed.

Inflation Data Source: The Bureau of Labor Statistics' (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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