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

The U.S. dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 3.05% per year between 1910 and 2017. $65,000 in the year 1910 is worth $1,619,812.07 in 2017, a 2392.0% increase in prices.

The current inflation rate in 2017 is 1.99%1.

U.S. inflation chart since 1665

Inflation rates for specific categories

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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' 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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