Hopi

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A language of United States

Population

6,780 (2010 census), decreasing. 40 monolinguals. Ethnic population: 7,350 (Golla 2007).

Location

Northeast Arizona, several villages; a few in Utah and New Mexico.

Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Language Use

Vigorous. Young prefer English [eng]. All ages, 5,264 over 5 years old, 989 of those were 5 to 17, 3,390 were 18 to 54, 388 were 55 to 64, 578 were 65 and older (1990).

Language Development
Medium of instruction in tribal schools. Dictionary. NT: 1972.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].