7,000 (1990 census). 500 monolinguals.
Veracruz, Pajapan, San Juan Volador, Santanón, Sayultepec, and Jicacal towns.
Some young families use Nahuatl, others do not teach it to their children. All domains for older speakers. All ages. Negative attitudes. Some also use Spanish [spa]; a few also speak a Popoluca language.
People leave the area for better jobs or trade.