3,410 (2000 INALI), decreasing. In rapid decline due to migration to the United States. 150 monolinguals.
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. Also use Spanish [spa].
Latin script [Latn].