$750,000 in 1965 → $5,546,595.24 in 2013

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U.S. Inflation Rate, 1965-2013 ($750,000)

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 4.26% per year. Prices in 2013 are 639.5% higher than prices in 1965.

In other words, $750,000 in the year 1965 is equivalent to $5,546,595.24 in 2013, a difference of $4,796,595.24 over 48 years.

The inflation rate in 2013 was 1.46%.

Inflation from 1965 to 2013
Cumulative price change 639.55%
Average inflation rate 4.26%
Price difference ($750,000 base) $4,796,595.24
CPI in 1965 31.5
CPI in 2013 232.957


U.S. inflation from 1913 to 2017


Inflation rates for specific categories

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Inflation-adjusted measures

S&P 500 price · S&P 500 earnings · Shiller P/E

How to calculate the inflation rate for $750,000, 1965 to 2013

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2013 / CPI in 1965 * 1965 USD value = 2013 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values. The U.S. CPI was 31.5 in the year 1965 and 232.957 in 2013:

232.957 / 31.5 * $750,000 = $5,546,595.24

$750,000 in 1965 has the same "purchasing power" as $5,546,595.24 in 2013.


News headlines from 1965

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

  • Aleksei Leonov, a Soviet cosmonaut, makes the first Spacewalk, when he leaves the Hos spacecraft for 12 minutes.
  • Winston Churchill, is given the largest state funeral ever, it takes place in St Paul's Cathedral, London.
  • The Supreme Court legalises the use of contraception by married couples.
  • France becomes the third nation in space, after launching its first satellite.
  • Lyndon B. Johnson, US President, signs the Voting Rights Act, making voting discrimination against minorities illegal.

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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