7,000 (1990 census). 500 monolinguals.
Veracruz-Llave, south coast, Gulf of Mexico, Pajapan area; also in 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.
Latin script [Latn].
People leave the area for better jobs or trade.