1,060 (Ichihashi-Nakayama, Yumitani, and Yamamoto 2007), decreasing. Picuris spoken by nearly all 230 members of the Picuris Pueblo. 800 Taos speakers out of 1,600 in the pueblo (Golla 2007). Ethnic population: 1,830 (Golla 2007).
North central New Mexico.
Picuris, Taos. Taos and Picuris are not mutually intelligible (Golla 2007).
Older adults at Picuris. Most also use English [eng].