The US Inflation Calculator measures the buying power of the dollar over time. Just enter any two dates from 1913 to 2017, an amount, and then click 'Calculate'.

Inflation Calculator

  If in (enter year)  
  I purchased an item for $    
  then in (enter year)  
  that same item would cost:  
  Cumulative rate of inflation:  

*Learn how this calculator works. This US Inflation Calculator uses the latest US government CPI data published on February 15, 2017 to adjust for inflation and calculate the cumulative inflation rate through January 2017. The Consumer Price Index (CPI) and inflation for February 2017 is scheduled for release by the United States government on March 15, 2017. (See a chart of recent inflation rates.)