Purchase is a hamlet in the town and village of Harrison, in Westchester County, New York. Purchase is home to State University of New York at Purchase and Manhattanville College. There are many historic sites located in Purchase. The grave of Revolutionary War General Thomas Thomas is located on the grounds of SUNY Purchase. The grounds that SUNY Purchase now occupies was once Strathglass Farms, a dairy farm. The Quaker Friends Meeting house was founded in the 18th century. Before the headquarters of Pepsi was built, the Blind Brook Polo Club was located on that site. Amelia Earhart flew her plane from the polo grounds. Purchase is also known for being one of the richest areas in the country. The Reid Hall, Manhattanville College was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.
The average household income in Purchase, NY is estimated to be approximately $976,000, which, according to Time Magazine, is the highest among all cities and towns in the United States. According to Bloomberg, the Zip Code 10577 which is located in Purchase is currently ranked as the 5th wealthiest zip code in the United States. The average household income in the 10577 zip code is $976,000.
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