Visual Inflation Calculator

  1. Use the orange knobs to choose a dollar amount at a year in the past. (For example, roundtrip flights between New York and L.A. cost $310 in 1974. Gasoline cost 20 cents per gallon in 1930.)
  2. See how the dollar cost has changed over time.

"Spending $10 in 1970 is like spending $60 in 2013."