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Adjusted for inflation, is the current national debt per U.S. household higher than it was during World War II?

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The national debt is currently $20.5 trillion, or $162,000 for every household in the United States. Adjusted for inflation, this is 74% larger than the peak debt from World War II ($93,000 per household in 1945).

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