Housing at school, excluding board priced at $20 in 1982 $119.48 in 2022

Housing At School, Excluding Board Inflation Calculator

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Prices for Housing At School, Excluding Board, 1982-2022 ($20)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for housing at school, excluding board are 497.39% higher in 2022 versus 1982 (a $99.48 difference in value).

Between 1982 and 2022: Housing at school, excluding board experienced an average inflation rate of 4.57% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, housing at school, excluding board costing $20 in the year 1982 would cost $119.48 in 2022 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.80% during this same period, inflation for housing at school, excluding board was higher.

Price Inflation for Housing at school, excluding board since 1982

Consumer Price Index, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Years with the largest changes in pricing: 1989 (7.11%), 1985 (7.09%), and 1987 (6.73%).

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Buying power of $20.00 since 1982

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Housing at school, excluding board, over time, for $20 beginning in 1982. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:

YearUSD ValueInflation Rate
1982$20.00-
1983$20.432.13%
1984$21.736.39%
1985$23.277.09%
1986$24.655.93%
1987$26.316.73%
1988$27.996.38%
1989$29.987.11%
1990$31.956.57%
1991$33.956.25%
1992$36.196.60%
1993$37.804.43%
1994$39.434.31%
1995$41.094.23%
1996$42.784.11%
1997$44.784.66%
1998$46.704.30%
1999$48.724.31%
2000$50.754.18%
2001$53.074.57%
2002$56.035.57%
2003$59.365.94%
2004$63.086.27%
2005$67.026.24%
2006$70.555.27%
2007$74.225.21%
2008$77.774.77%
2009$81.685.03%
2010$85.414.58%
2011$88.894.07%
2012$92.413.95%
2013$95.973.86%
2014$98.913.07%
2015$101.672.79%
2016$104.642.92%
2017$107.412.64%
2018$109.812.23%
2019$112.442.39%
2020$115.012.29%
2021$117.392.07%
2022$119.481.78%*

* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.
** Extended periods of 0% inflation usually indicate incomplete underlying data. This can manifest as a sharp increase in inflation later on.


Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Housing at school, excluding board:

Year19821983198419851986198719881989199019911992199319941995199619971998199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010201120122013201420152016201720182019202020212022
CPI100.000102.131108.662116.369123.269131.562139.962149.915159.762169.754180.962188.985197.131205.469213.908223.885233.508243.577253.769265.369280.162296.792315.392335.085352.731371.121388.834408.388427.075444.473462.030479.853494.574508.371523.217537.050549.034562.179575.056586.934597.387

Adjust housing at school, excluding board prices for inflation

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2022 / CPI in 1982 * 1982 USD value = 2022 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Housing at school, excluding board was 100.000 in the year 1982 and 597.387 in 2022:

597.387 / 100.000 * $20 = $119.48

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 1982 has the same "purchasing power" as $119.48 in 2022 (in the CPI category of Housing at school, excluding board).


Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking the Consumer Price Index for Housing at school, excluding board in 1982. In addition to housing at school, excluding board, the index produces monthly data on changes in prices paid by urban consumers for a variety of goods and services.

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