3,410 (2000 INALI), decreasing. 150 monolinguals. In rapid decline due to migration to the United States.
Oaxaca, Diuxi and Tilantongo Area, 20 towns or villages. Oaxaca City, Puebla City, Mexico City.
VSO; short words, affixes, clitics; stems are CVCV or CVV; tonal
Spoken at home and taught to children in most Mixtec households. Home, friends, work. All ages.