6,800 (2000 INALI). 500 monolinguals.
Veracruz state: Pajapan municipality on Gulf of Mexico, Jicacal, San Juan Volador, Santanón, and Sayultepec 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.