Purchase, New York is a wealthy hamlet in the town of Harrison, in Westchester County. Its ZIP code is 10577. One myth explains that its name is derived from Harrison’s purchase, where John Harrison was to be granted as much land as he could ride in one day. Purchase is home to State University of New York at Purchase and Manhattanville College.
MasterCard’s headquarters, MasterCard International Global Headquarters; PepsiCo; Atlas Air and its subsidiary Polar Air Cargo; and Central National-Gottesman are headquartered in Purchase. Pernod Ricard has offices in Purchase.
Previously Lenovo had its U.S. headquarters in Purchase. In 2006 the company announced it was moving to Morrisville, North Carolina.
The average household income in Purchase, NY is estimated to be approximately $352,000, which, according to Time Magazine, is the highest among all cities and towns in the United States.