Value of $50 Due to Inflation

What is 50 worth over time?

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Calculate inflation of $50 in the United States over time.

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What is $50 worth today? How much was 50 worth? Enter your details in the calculator above or view the chart to see what $50 was worth by year. The Consumer Price Index is tabulated by comparing prices throughout the United States over time. These numbers are published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. We use this data to calculate the value of inflation every year.
Amount Value in 2024
$50 in 1914 1,533.73
$50 in 1915 1,518.54
$50 in 1916 1,489.06
$50 in 1917 1,322.18
$50 in 1918 1,119.51
$50 in 1919 929.53
$50 in 1920 811.50
$50 in 1921 790.58
$50 in 1922 886.55
$50 in 1923 907.53
$50 in 1924 886.55
$50 in 1925 886.55
$50 in 1926 856.83
$50 in 1927 866.51
$50 in 1928 886.55
$50 in 1929 896.92
$50 in 1930 891.70
$50 in 1931 952.63
$50 in 1932 1,050.50
$50 in 1933 1,170.79
$50 in 1934 1,161.92
$50 in 1935 1,144.57
$50 in 1936 1,111.40
$50 in 1937 1,095.52
$50 in 1938 1,065.09
$50 in 1939 1,095.52
$50 in 1940 1,095.52
$50 in 1941 1,087.75
$50 in 1942 989.50
$50 in 1943 907.53
$50 in 1944 881.45
$50 in 1945 861.65
$50 in 1946 842.71
$50 in 1947 713.36
$50 in 1948 655.44
$50 in 1949 636.40
$50 in 1950 649.89
Amount Value in 2024
$50 in 1951 613.49
$50 in 1952 578.77
$50 in 1953 574.43
$50 in 1954 570.16
$50 in 1955 574.43
$50 in 1956 572.29
$50 in 1957 555.70
$50 in 1958 540.05
$50 in 1959 530.70
$50 in 1960 521.68
$50 in 1961 514.67
$50 in 1962 511.24
$50 in 1963 504.52
$50 in 1964 496.35
$50 in 1965 491.58
$50 in 1966 482.31
$50 in 1967 466.18
$50 in 1968 452.43
$50 in 1969 432.04
$50 in 1970 406.82
$50 in 1971 385.36
$50 in 1972 373.17
$50 in 1973 360.88
$50 in 1974 331.98
$50 in 1975 295.52
$50 in 1976 276.35
$50 in 1977 263.53
$50 in 1978 246.98
$50 in 1979 226.55
$50 in 1980 199.96
$50 in 1981 177.72
$50 in 1982 163.16
$50 in 1983 157.14
$50 in 1984 151.40
$50 in 1985 145.65
$50 in 1986 140.32
$50 in 1987 138.80
Amount Value in 2024
$50 in 1988 132.91
$50 in 1989 127.28
$50 in 1990 121.63
$50 in 1991 114.63
$50 in 1992 111.22
$50 in 1993 108.09
$50 in 1994 105.19
$50 in 1995 102.45
$50 in 1996 99.92
$50 in 1997 96.70
$50 in 1998 95.09
$50 in 1999 93.58
$50 in 2000 91.13
$50 in 2001 88.15
$50 in 2002 86.80
$50 in 2003 84.78
$50 in 2004 83.22
$50 in 2005 80.60
$50 in 2006 77.93
$50 in 2007 76.00
$50 in 2008 73.02
$50 in 2009 72.96
$50 in 2010 71.02
$50 in 2011 69.98
$50 in 2012 67.96
$50 in 2013 66.80
$50 in 2014 65.81
$50 in 2015 65.32
$50 in 2016 64.84
$50 in 2017 63.53
$50 in 2018 62.21
$50 in 2019 61.05
$50 in 2020 59.68
$50 in 2021 58.88
$50 in 2022 55.01
$50 in 2023 51.68
$50 in 2024 50.00