$1 in 1635 → $1.16 in 1642

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$1 in 1635 → $1.16 in 1642

U.S. Inflation Rate, $1 in 1635 to 1642

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics consumer price index, prices in 1642 are 15.66% higher than average prices throughout 1635. The dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 2.10% per year during this period, meaning the real value of a dollar decreased.

In other words, $1 in 1635 is equivalent in purchasing power to about $1.16 in 1642, a difference of $0.16 over 7 years.

The 1635 inflation rate was NaN%. The inflation rate in 1642 was 0.00%. The 1642 inflation rate is lower compared to the average inflation rate of 0.88% per year between 1642 and 2019.


Inflation from 1635 to 1642
Cumulative price change 15.66%
Average inflation rate 2.10%
Converted amount ($1 base) $1.16
Price difference ($1 base) $0.16
CPI in 1635 8.300
CPI in 1642 9.600
Inflation in 1635 0.00%
Inflation in 1642 0.00%

U.S. inflation chart since 1665


Buying power of $1 in 1635

This chart shows calculation of buying power equivalence, often referred to as "the value of a dollar" over time for $1 in 1635 (price index tracking began in 1635).

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, each of these USD amounts below is equal in terms of what it could buy at the time:

Year Dollar Value Inflation Rate
1635 $1.00 -
1636 $1.80 79.52%
1637 $1.54 -14.09%
1638 $0.81 -47.66%
1639 $1.33 64.18%
1640 $1.16 -12.73%
1641 $1.16 0.00%
1642 $1.16 0.00%
1643 $1.67 44.79%
1644 $1.20 -28.06%
1645 $1.06 -12.00%
1646 $0.66 -37.50%
1647 $0.49 -25.45%
1648 $0.88 78.05%
1649 $1.29 46.58%
1650 $0.69 -46.73%
1651 $0.92 33.33%
1652 $0.72 -21.05%
1653 $0.94 30.00%
1654 $0.94 0.00%
1655 $0.90 -3.85%
1656 $0.89 -1.33%
1657 $0.72 -18.92%
1658 $0.47 -35.00%
1659 $0.53 12.82%
1660 $0.60 13.64%
1661 $0.51 -16.00%
1662 $0.54 7.14%
1663 $0.54 0.00%
1664 $0.54 0.00%
1665 $0.46 -15.56%
1666 $0.46 0.00%
1667 $0.49 7.89%
1668 $0.52 4.88%
1669 $0.48 -6.98%
1670 $0.48 0.00%
1671 $0.48 0.00%
1672 $0.48 0.00%
1673 $0.47 -2.50%
1674 $0.49 5.13%
1675 $0.43 -12.20%
1676 $0.45 2.78%
1677 $0.46 2.70%
1678 $0.43 -5.26%
1679 $0.43 0.00%
1680 $0.51 16.67%
1681 $0.53 4.76%
1682 $0.45 -15.91%
1683 $0.45 0.00%
1684 $0.45 0.00%
1685 $0.49 10.81%
1686 $0.46 -7.32%
1687 $0.46 0.00%
1688 $0.42 -7.89%
1689 $0.43 2.86%
1690 $0.45 2.78%
1691 $0.47 5.41%
1692 $0.43 -7.69%
1693 $0.41 -5.56%
1694 $0.43 5.88%
1695 $0.41 -5.56%
1696 $0.48 17.65%
1697 $0.48 0.00%
1698 $0.46 -5.00%
1699 $0.51 10.53%
1700 $0.49 -2.38%
1701 $0.52 4.88%
1702 $0.47 -9.30%
1703 $0.47 0.00%
1704 $0.55 17.95%
1705 $0.51 -8.70%
1706 $0.54 7.14%
1707 $0.52 -4.44%
1708 $0.43 -16.28%
1709 $0.54 25.00%
1710 $0.49 -8.89%
1711 $0.48 -2.44%
1712 $0.46 -5.00%
1713 $0.49 7.89%
1714 $0.45 -9.76%
1715 $0.53 18.92%
1716 $0.49 -6.82%
1717 $0.54 9.76%
1718 $0.49 -8.89%
1719 $0.54 9.76%
1720 $0.51 -6.67%
1721 $0.48 -4.76%
1722 $0.49 2.50%
1723 $0.51 2.44%
1724 $0.52 2.38%
1725 $0.60 16.28%
1726 $0.57 -6.00%
1727 $0.60 6.38%
1728 $0.55 -8.00%
1729 $0.55 0.00%
1730 $0.55 0.00%
1731 $0.51 -8.70%
1732 $0.46 -9.52%
1733 $0.47 2.63%
1734 $0.46 -2.56%
1735 $0.48 5.26%
1736 $0.46 -5.00%
1737 $0.48 5.26%
1738 $0.49 2.50%
1739 $0.45 -9.76%
1740 $0.47 5.41%
1741 $0.78 66.67%
1742 $0.70 -10.77%
1743 $0.63 -10.34%
1744 $0.58 -7.69%
1745 $0.55 -4.17%
1746 $0.58 4.35%
1747 $0.64 10.42%
1748 $0.76 18.87%
1749 $0.77 1.59%
1750 $0.77 0.00%
1751 $0.77 0.00%
1752 $0.80 3.12%
1753 $0.77 -3.03%
1754 $0.73 -4.69%
1755 $0.72 -1.64%
1756 $0.70 -3.33%
1757 $0.75 6.90%
1758 $0.81 8.06%
1759 $0.95 17.91%
1760 $0.92 -3.80%
1761 $0.83 -9.21%
1762 $0.90 8.70%
1763 $0.90 0.00%
1764 $0.84 -6.67%
1765 $0.87 2.86%
1766 $0.93 6.94%
1767 $0.92 -1.30%
1768 $0.87 -5.26%
1769 $0.92 5.56%
1770 $0.99 7.89%
1771 $0.94 -4.88%
1772 $1.10 16.67%
1773 $1.04 -5.49%
1774 $0.98 -5.81%
1775 $0.93 -4.94%
1776 $1.05 12.99%
1777 $1.28 21.84%
1778 $1.66 30.19%
1779 $1.47 -11.59%
1780 $1.65 12.30%
1781 $1.34 -18.98%
1782 $1.46 9.01%
1783 $1.28 -12.40%
1784 $1.23 -3.77%
1785 $1.17 -4.90%
1786 $1.14 -2.06%
1787 $1.12 -2.11%
1788 $1.07 -4.30%
1789 $1.06 -1.12%
1790 $1.11 4.55%
1791 $1.13 2.17%
1792 $1.16 2.13%
1793 $1.19 3.13%
1794 $1.33 11.11%
1795 $1.52 14.55%
1796 $1.59 4.76%
1797 $1.53 -3.79%
1798 $1.48 -3.15%
1799 $1.48 0.00%
1800 $1.52 2.44%
1801 $1.53 0.79%
1802 $1.29 -15.75%
1803 $1.36 5.61%
1804 $1.42 4.42%
1805 $1.41 -0.85%
1806 $1.47 4.27%
1807 $1.40 -4.92%
1808 $1.52 8.62%
1809 $1.48 -2.38%
1810 $1.48 0.00%
1811 $1.58 6.50%
1812 $1.60 1.53%
1813 $1.93 20.30%
1814 $2.12 10.00%
1815 $1.86 -12.50%
1816 $1.70 -8.44%
1817 $1.60 -5.67%
1818 $1.53 -4.51%
1819 $1.53 0.00%
1820 $1.41 -7.87%
1821 $1.36 -3.42%
1822 $1.41 3.54%
1823 $1.27 -10.26%
1824 $1.17 -7.62%
1825 $1.19 2.06%
1826 $1.19 0.00%
1827 $1.20 1.01%
1828 $1.14 -5.00%
1829 $1.12 -2.11%
1830 $1.11 -1.08%
1831 $1.05 -5.43%
1832 $1.04 -1.15%
1833 $1.01 -2.33%
1834 $1.04 2.38%
1835 $1.06 2.33%
1836 $1.12 5.68%
1837 $1.16 3.23%
1838 $1.12 -3.12%
1839 $1.12 0.00%
1840 $1.05 -6.45%
1841 $1.05 0.00%
1842 $0.99 -5.75%
1843 $0.89 -9.76%
1844 $0.90 1.35%
1845 $0.92 1.33%
1846 $0.93 1.32%
1847 $0.99 6.49%
1848 $0.95 -3.66%
1849 $0.93 -2.53%
1850 $0.94 1.30%
1851 $0.93 -1.28%
1852 $0.93 0.00%
1853 $0.93 0.00%
1854 $1.01 9.09%
1855 $1.05 3.57%
1856 $1.02 -2.30%
1857 $1.05 2.35%
1858 $0.99 -5.75%
1859 $1.00 1.22%
1860 $1.00 0.00%
1861 $1.06 6.02%
1862 $1.22 14.77%
1863 $1.52 24.75%
1864 $1.89 24.60%
1865 $1.96 3.82%
1866 $1.92 -2.45%
1867 $1.78 -6.92%
1868 $1.71 -4.05%
1869 $1.64 -4.23%
1870 $1.58 -3.68%
1871 $1.47 -6.87%
1872 $1.47 0.00%
1873 $1.45 -1.64%
1874 $1.37 -5.00%
1875 $1.33 -3.51%
1876 $1.29 -2.73%
1877 $1.27 -1.87%
1878 $1.20 -4.76%
1879 $1.20 0.00%
1880 $1.23 2.00%
1881 $1.23 0.00%
1882 $1.23 0.00%
1883 $1.22 -0.98%
1884 $1.18 -2.97%
1885 $1.17 -1.02%
1886 $1.13 -3.09%
1887 $1.14 1.06%
1888 $1.14 0.00%
1889 $1.11 -3.16%
1890 $1.10 -1.09%
1891 $1.10 0.00%
1892 $1.10 0.00%
1893 $1.08 -1.10%
1894 $1.04 -4.44%
1895 $1.01 -2.33%
1896 $1.01 0.00%
1897 $1.00 -1.19%
1898 $1.00 0.00%
1899 $1.00 0.00%
1900 $1.01 1.20%
1901 $1.02 1.19%
1902 $1.04 1.18%
1903 $1.06 2.33%
1904 $1.07 1.14%
1905 $1.06 -1.12%
1906 $1.08 2.27%
1907 $1.13 4.44%
1908 $1.11 -2.13%
1909 $1.10 -1.09%
1910 $1.14 4.40%
1911 $1.14 0.00%
1912 $1.17 2.11%
1913 $1.19 2.06%
1914 $1.20 1.01%
1915 $1.22 1.00%
1916 $1.31 7.92%
1917 $1.54 17.43%
1918 $1.82 17.97%
1919 $2.08 14.57%
1920 $2.41 15.61%
1921 $2.16 -10.50%
1922 $2.02 -6.15%
1923 $2.06 1.79%
1924 $2.06 0.00%
1925 $2.11 2.34%
1926 $2.13 1.14%
1927 $2.10 -1.69%
1928 $2.06 -1.72%
1929 $2.06 0.00%
1930 $2.01 -2.34%
1931 $1.83 -8.98%
1932 $1.65 -9.87%
1933 $1.57 -5.11%
1934 $1.61 3.08%
1935 $1.65 2.24%
1936 $1.67 1.46%
1937 $1.73 3.60%
1938 $1.70 -2.08%
1939 $1.67 -1.42%
1940 $1.69 0.72%
1941 $1.77 5.00%
1942 $1.96 10.88%
1943 $2.08 6.13%
1944 $2.12 1.73%
1945 $2.17 2.27%
1946 $2.35 8.33%
1947 $2.69 14.36%
1948 $2.90 8.07%
1949 $2.87 -1.24%
1950 $2.90 1.26%
1951 $3.13 7.88%
1952 $3.19 1.92%
1953 $3.22 0.75%
1954 $3.24 0.75%
1955 $3.23 -0.37%
1956 $3.28 1.49%
1957 $3.39 3.31%
1958 $3.48 2.85%
1959 $3.51 0.69%
1960 $3.57 1.72%
1961 $3.60 1.01%
1962 $3.64 1.00%
1963 $3.69 1.32%
1964 $3.73 1.31%
1965 $3.80 1.61%
1966 $3.90 2.86%
1967 $4.02 3.09%
1968 $4.19 4.19%
1969 $4.42 5.46%
1970 $4.67 5.72%
1971 $4.88 4.38%
1972 $5.04 3.21%
1973 $5.35 6.22%
1974 $5.94 11.04%
1975 $6.48 9.13%
1976 $6.86 5.76%
1977 $7.30 6.50%
1978 $7.86 7.59%
1979 $8.75 11.35%
1980 $9.93 13.50%
1981 $10.95 10.32%
1982 $11.63 6.16%
1983 $12.00 3.21%
1984 $12.52 4.32%
1985 $12.96 3.56%
1986 $13.20 1.86%
1987 $13.69 3.65%
1988 $14.25 4.14%
1989 $14.94 4.82%
1990 $15.75 5.40%
1991 $16.41 4.21%
1992 $16.90 3.01%
1993 $17.41 2.99%
1994 $17.86 2.56%
1995 $18.36 2.83%
1996 $18.90 2.95%
1997 $19.34 2.29%
1998 $19.64 1.56%
1999 $20.07 2.21%
2000 $20.75 3.36%
2001 $21.34 2.85%
2002 $21.67 1.58%
2003 $22.17 2.28%
2004 $22.76 2.66%
2005 $23.53 3.39%
2006 $24.29 3.23%
2007 $24.98 2.85%
2008 $25.94 3.84%
2009 $25.85 -0.36%
2010 $26.27 1.64%
2011 $27.10 3.16%
2012 $27.66 2.07%
2013 $28.07 1.46%
2014 $28.52 1.62%
2015 $28.56 0.12%
2016 $28.92 1.26%
2017 $29.53 2.13%
2018 $30.25 2.44%
2019 $30.91 2.18%*
* Compared to previous annual rate. Not final. See inflation summary for latest 12-month trailing value.

Inflation by Spending Category

CPI is the weighted combination of many categories of spending that are tracked by the government. This chart shows the average rate of inflation for select CPI categories between 1635 and 1642.

Compare these values to the overall average of 2.10% per year:

Category Avg Inflation (%) Total Inflation (%) $1 in 1635 → 1642
Food 0.00 0.00 1.00
Shelter 0.00 0.00 1.00
Energy 0.00 0.00 1.00
Apparel 0.00 0.00 1.00
New vehicles 0.00 0.00 1.00
Used cars and trucks 0.00 0.00 1.00
Transportation services 0.00 0.00 1.00
Medical care services 0.00 0.00 1.00
Medical care commodities 0.00 0.00 1.00

It's important to note that not all categories may be tracked since 1635. This table and visualization use the earliest available data for each category.



How to Calculate Inflation Rate for $1, 1635 to 1642

This inflation calculator uses the following inflation rate formula:

CPI in 1642CPI in 1635
×
1635 USD value
=
1642 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values. The U.S. CPI was 8.3 in the year 1635 and 9.6 in 1642:

9.68.3
×
$1
=
$1.16

$1 in 1635 has the same "purchasing power" or "buying power" as $1.16 in 1642.

To get the total inflation rate for the 7 years between 1635 and 1642, we use the following formula:

CPI in 1642 - CPI in 1635CPI in 1635
×
100
=
Cumulative inflation rate (7 years)

Plugging in the values to this equation, we get:

9.6 - 8.38.3
×
100
=
16%

Data Source & Citation

Raw data for these calculations comes from 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.

You may use the following MLA citation for this page: “$1 in 1635 → 1642 | Inflation Calculator.” U.S. Official Inflation Data, Alioth Finance, 20 Aug. 2019, https://www.officialdata.org/1635-dollars-in-1642?amount=1.

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Inflation from 1635 to 1642
Cumulative price change 15.66%
Average inflation rate 2.10%
Converted amount ($1 base) $1.16
Price difference ($1 base) $0.16
CPI in 1635 8.300
CPI in 1642 9.600
Inflation in 1635 0.00%
Inflation in 1642 0.00%
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