2,500 (1990 census). 35% monolingual, mainly older women.
Oaxaca, southeast Miahuatlán, Santa Catarina Xanaguía, San Francisco Ozolotepec, and San José Ozolotepec.
A few phonological and lexical differences between San Francisco and San José areas.
Vigorous. A few users of other languages have married into and speak it. Home, local administration, commerce, religion. All ages. Positive attitudes. 20% have some fluency in Spanish [spa]. San Francisco reportedly more monolingual than Santa Catarina, and San José the most bilingual. Some use other Zapotec varieties.
Many women over 40 and some men have no education. People leave the area for jobs. Christian, traditional religion.