Nevada is a state with a small population but many unclaimed properties. Nevada now has nearly $830 million in unclaimed assets. Over $37 million in unclaimed/abandoned property was returned to its rightful owners in Nevada last year. Keep in mind that, while this figure is large, it only represents a small part of the total amount of unclaimed property available. Unclaimed property in the United States is estimated to be worth $42 billion.
The National Association of Unclaimed Property Administrators cites this figure (NAUPA). The National Association of Unclaimed Property Administrators (NAUPA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to assisting actual owners in locating and claiming their abandoned property. Unclaimed property administrators, such as state treasurers, are usually members of NAUPA, but the organization’s membership is not limited to government officials.