- This article is a date listing important events for the year 1800.
U.S. Inflation Rate, $100 in 1790 to 1800
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics consumer price index, prices in 1800 were 36.96% higher than prices in 1790. The dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 3.19% per year during this period. In other words, $100 in 1790 was equivalent in purchasing power to $136.96 in 1800, a difference of $36.96 over 10 years.
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